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Antarctica is about to lose an iceberg 30 times the size of Manhattan

NASA has been keeping tabs on a giant crack in Antarctica’s Brunt Ice Shelf. The crack is rapidly growing, and it’s approaching a second chasm called the “Halloween crack.” If the two cracks converge, an iceberg 30 times the size of Manhattan (or twice the size of all of New […]
Antarctica is about to lose an iceberg 30 times the size of Manhattan
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Here’s how perfectly rectangular icebergs are formed

A perfectly rectangular iceberg was spotted by NASA scientist Jeremy Harbeck in October off of the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica. This tabular iceberg is naturally occurring – t he flat top and sharp corners indicate that the iceberg was recently formed. In the video above, marine glaciologist Dr. […]
Here’s how perfectly rectangular icebergs are formed