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Colossal Iceberg Breaking Off Within Days

Posted by feww on July 8, 2017

Larsen C Ice Shelf Close to Calving

The third-largest iceberg in recorded history is about to break off from Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica within days, FIRE-EARTH Science Team believes.

  • Calving speed has dramatically increased over the last few weeks.
  • At this stage, the separation could occur instantaneously, if assisted by a sizeable earthquake or a local tsunami.
  • Latest satellite imagery shows a swarm of new cracks branching off the main rift.
  • In all likelihood, the resultant large iceberg would be accompanied by a cluster of mini icebergs.
  • The large iceberg will have a volume of about 1,150km³ and an area of about 5,500km², or about 10% of the Larsen C ice shelf.
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2 Responses to “Colossal Iceberg Breaking Off Within Days”

  1. KMPH said

    Getting closer! Only 2,100km away!

    M 5.6
    56.097°S, 27.701°W [73km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands]
    68.0 km depth
    2017-07-09 05:57:02 UTC

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