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Oct 22, 2019

2019 Ozone Hole is the Smallest on Record Since Its Discovery

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Banner Image: The 2019 ozone hole reached its peak extent of 6.3 million square miles (16. 4 million square kilometers) on Sept. 8. Abnormal weather patterns in the upper atmosphere over Antarctica dramatically limited ozone depletion this year. Credit: NASA

By: Ellen Gray NASA’s Earth Science News Team

By: Theo Stein

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