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Nuuk :: Greenland | almost 2 years ago

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Images from a Nasa satellite show the island breaking off a tongue of ice that extends at the end of the glacier. In 2010 an ice island measuring 250 square km (100 square miles) broke off the same glacier. Glaciers do calve icebergs naturally, but

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Noida :: India | almost 2 years ago

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Octopus 'hints at West Antarctic Ice Sheet collapse' Washington: The West Antarctic Ice Sheet -- one of the world's major ice sheets, could collapse if global warming continues, scientists have warned after analysing the genetic evidence from an

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Wales :: United Kingdom | almost 2 years ago

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9 May 2012 A massive ice sheet lying in the Antarctic could be at risk of collapse after scientists discovered it sits above a basin the size of Wales. This leaves the ice sheet unstable, and may even cause it to shrink, according to University of

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Tianjin :: China | 2 years ago

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China's only icebreaker Xuelong , or "Snow Dragon", returned to its designated anchorage area at the mouth of the Yangtze River on Thursday night, concluding the country's 28th Antarctic expedition. Xuelong , an A-2 class icebreaker capable of

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Amsterdam :: NY :: USA | 2 years ago

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Seeing icebergs in the Antarctic region is a common phenomena but seeing a huge iceberg self-destruct, with icy chunks flying out so close to passengers in an inflatable boat has left them shaken and horrified. Some of the passengers, who has seen

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Taupo :: New Zealand | 2 years ago

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55 01/03/2012 In a scene straight out of a science-fiction disaster movie, space agency Nasa has revealed what a vast crack across Antarctica looks like up close. The 2004 movie The Day After Tomorrow opened with a the Antarctic iceshelf cracking

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Sydney :: Australia | 2 years ago

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THE Australian Antarctic Division has sacked a distinguished former special forces soldier it handpicked to be its Mawson Station chief just days before he was to sail south. Former counter terrorism officer Ian Young was due to sail from Fremantle

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 2 years ago

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A growing rift in the Pine Island Glacier ice shelf. A newly released satellite photo gives us a fresh look at a massive 19-mile long crack in Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier, which was first spotted in October of last year.

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Cambridge :: NY :: USA | over 2 years ago

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A photograph taken by Captain Scott in the Antarctic of Dr Edward Wilson sketching at Beardmore glacier on 13 December 1911. Photograph: Captain Robert Scott/Scott Polar Research Institute The last photographs taken by Captain Robert Scott, lost for

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New York :: NY :: USA | over 2 years ago

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Ever wondered what Antarctica would look like without all that ice?...It is remarkable to think that less than 1% of this rock base projects above the continent's frozen veil. In the map at the top of this page, the highest elevations are marked in

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