Quantcast

Latest Charcot Island Stories

1b26c16238bbdb8e208a3a45e1c37ddd1
2009-04-28 14:19:32

The European Space Agency says satellite images show icebergs have begun to calve from the northern front of the Wilkins Ice Shelf in Antarctica. ESA scientists said the images indicate the huge shelf has become unstable following the collapse three weeks ago of the ice bridge that linked the Antarctic mainland with Charcot Island.

9d87579111b5790b511022da188135fc1
2009-04-28 11:20:00

A segment of an Antarctic ice shelf about the size of New York City has fallen into the sea this month following an ice bridge collapse, scientists said Tuesday.

19c81bdd6280862e3d8bdb6a5bb19730
2009-04-06 06:50:00

An ice bridge in the Antarctic, which linked a shelf of ice the size of Jamaica to two islands, has collapsed.

994d1f9f59d4c25b6713e6af9f479f47
2008-07-10 17:55:00

The Wilkins Ice Shelf is experiencing further disintegration that is threatening the collapse of the ice bridge connecting the shelf to Charcot Island.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
Related