German satellite on 'berg watch'

German satellite on 'berg watch'

Vienna : Austria | Apr 25, 2012 at 5:12 AM PDT
Source: BBC
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The spacecraft, which circles the globe at an altitude of 500km, is returning regular images of the Pine Island Glacier (PIG) ice shelf. Scientists expect its observations to alert them to the birth of a monster iceberg covering some 750 sq km. A huge crack in the shelf was first noticed in TerraSAR-X... FULL ARTICLE AT BBC
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