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Antarctica Just Plopped A One Trillion Tonne Iceberg Into The Ocean

Antarctica Just Plopped A One Trillion Tonne Iceberg Into The Ocean

As expected, an iceberg half the size of Jamaica has finally cut itself loose from Antarctica’s Larsen C Ice Shelf. Dubbed A68, the 5,800 square km chunk of ice one of the biggest ever recorded — but what happens now, both to the iceberg and the ice shelf, is anyone’s…

An Unusually Large Iceberg Broke Off A Glacier And Nobody Noticed

An Unusually Large Iceberg Broke Off A Glacier And Nobody Noticed

This past summer (winter in Australia), a massive chunk of ice slipped away from a glacier in British Columbia, but no one was there to notice. Using satellite images, a scientist from NASA has now spotted the unusually large iceberg — and he suspects it’s the largest ever seen in…