How in one place diminish, so in other … By the other it is safe to include Antarctica and Greenland, which are growing in the fraught glaciers.
So, the period of high solar activity by itself, global warming itself, and the Antarctic and Greenland glaciers grow on fraught.
Antarctica rises, like cheese soufflé: slowly but surely. (Photo HamishM.)
Part of the Ellsworth Mountains in western Antarctica is growing at a rate of 5 mm per year. Rapid growth seen in Greenland, which is higher by 4 cm per year.
Partly to blame for the current climate change, but there is another possible factor — the Earth has a very long memory, and the observed increase is the viscous response to the loss of ice that occurred 5-10 thousand years ago. "