American Scientist, November-December 2000, Volume 88, No. 6

Dividing the Continent

Animation shows the global-warming algorithm in action. The Atlantic and Pacific rise in synchrony until they first meet in New Mexico, then the boundary between them (red line) grows until it spans the continent from north to south. (Note: This image is an animated GIF. Depending on your browser settings, it my play once, repeatedly, or not at all.)