Massive iceberg breaks off Antarctica ice shelf

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 08:32 in Earth & Climate

A vast iceberg with twice the volume of Lake Erie has broken off from a key floating ice shelf in Antarctica, scientists said Wednesday. The 1.12-trillion-ton iceberg broke off from the Larsen C ice shelf, scientists at Swansea University in Britain said. In a process known as calving, the 2,240-square-mile...

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