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Earth from Space: Icebreaker event

( -- This animation, made up of eight Envisat radar images, shows the 97-km long B-9B iceberg (right) ramming into the Mertz Glacier Tongue in Eastern Antarctica in early February. The collision caused a chunk ...

dateMar 05, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Icebergs break away from Antarctic iceshelf

( -- Satellite images show that icebergs have begun to calve from the northern front of the Wilkins Ice Shelf - indicating that the huge shelf has become unstable. This follows the collapse three weeks ago of ...

dateApr 28, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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