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The Arctic Ocean was invaded by a very different maritime neighbor earlier than anyone thought.
FOX’s Ashley Papa has the latest update from Moraine Park, Ontario:
I’m Ashley Papa.
The open water brought by a passing cold front has now frozen over the Arctic Ocean between Siberia and Alaska as a cold snap grips the eastern half of the United States.
NASA satellite data shows Arctic sea ice reaches a 30-year low which is one of the fastest retreating in the world. So far, this year’s ice cover was on pace to beat the record low set in the summer of 2016.
The ice retreated an average of 160 square miles per day between October 15th and November 21st. That’s more than what was expected to cover the ocean.
I’m Ashley Papa, FOX News.
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