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Jul 25, 2011 ... This animation shows the location of the edges of ice shelves and glaciers in and around the Larsen B Embayment of Antarctica, over ...
Antarctic <b>Ice Shelf</b> Holding Together Thanks To Suture Zones
Dec 9, 2012 ... Image Caption: Antarctic glacier from the melting Larsen B ice shelf (Antarctic Peninsula) with impressive crevasses. Remains of the formerly ...
Satellite Observes Rapid <b>Ice Shelf</b> Disintegration In Antarctic - redOrbit
Apr 6, 2012 ... One of the satellite´s first observations following its launch on 1 March 2002 was of break-up of a main section of the Larsen B ice shelf in ...
<b>Larsen B Ice Shelf</b>, Antarctic Peninsula - Images - redOrbit
Jan 18, 2006 ... This is one of the very first images acquired by Envisat, ESA's Earth observation satellite in March 2002. The collapse of the Larsen B ice shelf ...
Antarctic <b>Ice Shelf</b> Collapse Has Been Occurring For 600 Years
Aug 23, 2012 ... One major ice shelf — the Larsen B ice shelf — has already collapsed and experts are concerned that ice shelves further south on the ...
Wanderlust -- Deep-Sea Fauna Under Antarctic <b>Ice Shelf</b> - Science <b>...</b>
Jan 24, 2007 ... Obviously, prosperous life did not exist in the area where the Larsen B ice shelf broke off three years ago. This is surprising since Antarctica's ...
What Is Driving Antarctica's <b>Ice</b> Loss? - Science News - redOrbit
Dec 16, 2010 ... Changes are most evident in the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and along the ... Today, a small piece of the Larsen B and the entirety of the vast ...
Detailed Picture Of <b>Ice</b> Loss Following Collapse Of Antarctic <b>Ice</b> <b>...</b>
Jul 25, 2011 ... An ice shelf is a thick floating tongue of ice, fed by a tributary glacier, ... Image 1: The Larsen B ice shelf began disintegrating around Jan.
All about <b>Ice shelves</b> of Antarctica - redOrbit
One of the satellite´s first observations following its launch on 1 March 2002 was of break-up of a main section of the Larsen B ice shelf in Antarctica — when ...
Aug 4, 2005 ... The spectacular disintegration of Antarctica's “Larsen-BIce Shelf was unprecedented since the last ice age, according to a recent study to be ...
Antarctic <b>Ice Shelf</b> 'Hangs by a Thread' - Science News - redOrbit
Mar 25, 2008 ... The collapse of the 3250 km2 Larsen B Ice Shelf took place in 2002. During the past 40 years the average summer temperatures in this region ...
Wilkins <b>Ice Shelf</b> On Borrowed Time - Science News - redOrbit
Jan 19, 2009 ... A large ice shelf is near collapse in Antarctica, held together only by a ... many quite suddenly such as the Larsen A in 1995 or the Larsen B in ...
Retreat of Antarctic <b>Ice Shelves</b> Not New - Science News - redOrbit
Feb 24, 2005 ... This, along with the recent collapse of other ice shelves like Larsen B, has been put down to an overall increase in temperatures caused by ...
Scientists Urge Action Over Disappearing <b>Ice Shelves</b> - Science <b>...</b>
Apr 9, 2009 ... Scientists noted that the Wordie Ice Shelf, which has been ... the 1960s, is gone and the northern part of the Larsen Ice Shelf no longer exists. ... Ice Fronts on the Larsen B Ice Shelf · Discovering Life Beneath The Antarctic Ice.
Satellites Shed Light on Global Warming - Space News - redOrbit
Apr 27, 2007 ... Envisat captured the disintegration of the 200-metre-thick Larsen-B Ice Shelf, which researchers estimate had been stable since the last ice age ...
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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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