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Maps of Antarctica need to be amended. The long-awaited collision between the vast B-15A iceberg and the landfast Drygalski ice tongue has taken place. This Envisat radar image shows the ice tongue â€“ large and permanent enough to feature in Antarctic atlases - has come off worst.
Envisat radar imagery confirms that the B-15A iceberg â€“ the world's largest floating object â€“ is adrift once more after two months aground on a shallow seamount. This latest development poses a renewed threat to the nearby pier of land-attached ice known as the Drygalski ice tongue.
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