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what happens to the length of day when the polar ice caps of the earth melts?and how?

what happens to the length of day when the polar ice caps of the earth melts?and how?

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shiddhant bhattacharya
25 Points
9 years ago

The day would lengthen by a small amount due to the change in the Earth''s moment of inertia as the water would spread and its distance from the axis of rotation would increase.

Abhishekh kumar sharma
34 Points
9 years ago

the angular velocity will decrease due to which the the duration will increase as the radius of earth will increase (for sea levewl)

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