Rising Seas Likely to Flood U.S. History

September 23rd, 2007 By SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer in Earth / Environment
Rising Seas Likely to Flood U.S. History (AP)
Climatologist Stephen Schneider of Stanford University talks about the water level before Oracle Corp. headquarters in Redwood City, Calif., Sept. 6, 2007. Rising ocean waters brought on by global warming may bring the Pacific Coast to the foot of the Oracle towers in a hundred years or so, scientists say. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)


Climatologist Stephen Schneider of Stanford University talks about the water level before Oracle Corp. headquarters in Redwood City, Calif., Sept. 6, 2007. Rising ocean waters brought on by global warming may bring the Pacific Coast to the foot of the Oracle towers in a hundred years or so, scientists say. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

(AP) -- Ultimately, rising seas will likely swamp the first American settlement in Jamestown, Va., as well as the Florida launch pad that sent the first American into orbit, many climate scientists are predicting.



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