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Is Your UK Location Rising or sinking

Apr 24, 2012
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looks ok where I live
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Hmm, I know it's science but that map seems wrong...

I thought the whole of the UK was moving in a way such that the northern half was actually rising and the lower half was sinking. Saw it on a geology type program and the effect is glacial isostatic adjustment. Scotland is still rising following the retreat of the glaciers.

Edit: I think I understand. The ground itself may be moving up or down but the actual land mass is still rising.


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I appear to be pretty much in the middle....... safe as a Barrett house in a storm!