What does a city weigh?

What does a city weigh?

As you walk the pavement of your city, the buildings rising around you, the impact of a city on the landscape is clear. But how does it change the ground below? Does the weight of a city bend the crust below? The biggest hazard from this seemingly small subsidence is flooding. This sinking could accelerate into the 21st century due to the emptying of aquifers and groundwater and increased migration to the coasts.

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