Finland Has 187,888 Lakes: Why Is The Surface Area Of Finland Expanding At About

  1. ngureco profile image83
    ngurecoposted 9 years ago

    Finland Has 187,888 Lakes: Why Is The Surface Area Of Finland Expanding At About 7 Sq. Km a Year?

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    Rosa Bergerposted 9 years ago

    Finland was long emerged under a sheet of ice. When the ice sheet began to retreat at the end of the Ice Age, at around 11,000 years ago, Finland began to emerge. This process is ongoing because the ice is still retreating. Finland rises between 8 and 31 inches per one hundred years.

    For further information, please consult Jason Lavery's book History of Finland, published by Greenwood Presss. He explains the surface area expansion process on page 19.

  3. skgrao profile image71
    skgraoposted 8 years ago

    You have counted the lakes.There must have been a mistake in your counting,here in India the lakes dry up and politicians inform garbage contractors to dump garbage in dried up lakes and tell slum dwellers to build houses and land expands.We had more than 200 lakes in Bangalore to day its less than 30.All lakes are with politicians.

 
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