A Massive Glacial Crack Just Made an Iceberg as Big as New York City

18tiz2m2bj5wljpga massive crack in the Pine Island glacier (PIG) in Antarctica has created a massive iceberg—which is as big as New York City. While cracks in glaciers are common—PIG cracked in 2001 and 2007—this one took longer to propagate, which meant that more ice has accumulated by the time giant iceberg broke away. The German […]

from Gizmodo UK http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2013/07/a-massive-glacial-crack-just-made-an-iceberg-as-big-as-new-york-city/

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