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Only other places as close to sea level as Venice. I don't think Denver is in much imminent danger of ocean flooding.

@Thinkerbell Only other places as close to sea level as Venice. I don't think Denver is in much imminent danger of ocean flooding.

Extra melt water may swell rivers...but obviously i was talking about the coast..but we do have a unusually scary high tide here right now...so i might be wrong

Venice is one of the most low lying cities so of course it's more susceptible to flooding from a rising sea level than other places.

"Venice subsided about 120 mm in the 20th century due to natural processes and groundwater extraction, in addition to a sea level rise of about 110 mm at the same time"

"A multibillion-dollar effort to install flood-protection walls that can be raised to block incoming tides is nearing completion"

https://www.livescience.com/191...ng-slowly.html

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MOSE (MOdulo Sperimentale Elettromeccanico, Experimental Electromechanical Module) is a project intended to protect the city of Venice, Italy, and the Venetian Lagoon from flooding.

Following the flood of 4 November 1966 when Venice, Chioggia and the other built-up areas in the lagoon were submerged by a tide of 194 centimetres (76 in), the first Special Law for Venice declared the problem of safeguarding the city to be of "priority national interest".[6] This marked the beginning of a long legislative and technical process to guarantee Venice and the lagoon an effective sea defence system.

After multiple delays, cost overruns, and scandals resulted in the project missing its 2018 completion deadline, it is now expected to be fully completed in 2022.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MOSE_Project

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