The North Pole is now a lake

It’s a shallow lake. It’s a cold lake. But it is, actually, a lake.
Photo: North Pole Environmental Observatory

 Melting ice forms lake in the North Pole 26 Jul 2013 Two weeks of unusually warm weather in the North Pole have caused a lake to form in mid-July. The meltwater lake is approximately a foot-deep. According to the National Snow and Ice Data Center, temperatures in early July were 2 to 5 degrees Fahrenheit higher than average over most of the Arctic ocean. Read More....