(NECN) – The snow pile in Boston’s Seaport District, which once stood more than two stories tall, is withstanding July’s 90 degree heat, and if it holds up for five more months, the city could have an actual glacier.
“It’s a lot of snow, and we got a lot of snow with very little melting in January and February,” said Noah Snyder, the director of the Boston College Environmental Studies Program.
Snyder says without a high precipitation level in the springtime, the accumulated dirt has made a shield on the snow mound, keeping it at 32 degree. Car parts and who knows what else have made the mound their home, but Snyder says it may not be any different from what we see on our streets.
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