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Sunday, July 14, 2013

Antarctic Glacier Calves Iceberg One-Fourth Size of Rhode Island

Antarctic Glacier Calves Iceberg One-Fourth Size of Rhode Island
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Jul 15, 2013 - This week a European Earth-observing satellite confirmed that a large iceberg broke off of Pine Island Glacier, one of Antarctica's largest and fastest moving ice streams. The rift that led to the new iceberg was discovered in October 2011 during NASA's Operation IceBridge flights over the continent. The rift soon became the focus of international scientific attention. Seeing the rift grow ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Antarctic_Glacier_Calves_Iceberg_One_Fourth_Size_of_Rhode_Island_999.html

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