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NASA, NOAA Data Show Significant Antarctic Ozone Hole Remains [hd video]

November 20, 2011

 

This video compiles daily visualizations of the Antarctic ozone hole, from July 1, 2011, through Oct. 15, 2011.

 

The Antarctic ozone hole, which yawns wide every Southern Hemisphere spring, reached its annual peak on Sept. 12. It stretched to 10.05 million square miles, the ninth largest ozone hole on record. Above the South Pole, the ozone hole reached its deepest point of the season on Oct. 9, tying this year for the 10th lowest in this 26-year record.

 

To read more go to: www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/features/ozone-2011.html

 

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