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Ozone hole over Antarctica peaks at 24 million square kms, the highest for the last decade

Wednesday, October 14th 2020 - 09:26 UTC
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The annually occurring ozone hole over the Antarctic is one of the largest and deepest in recent years. Analyses show that the hole has reached its maximum size. The 2020 ozone hole grew rapidly from mid-August and peaked at around 24 million square kilometers in early October. It now covers 23 million km2, above average for the last decade, and spreading over most of the Antarctic continent. Read full article

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