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2005-02-03 07:23:14

U.S. ships have delivered food, fuel and equipment to Antarctic science bases, despite fears they would not be able to pass through the ice pack formed behind the world's largest iceberg, officials said Thursday.

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2005-01-20 07:02:58

Car demolition derbies last minutes, but when it comes to a giant iceberg near Antarctica it takes a bit longer.

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2004-12-28 08:31:01

NASA satellites have witnessed a 100-mile-long iceberg near McMurdo Research station move like a battering ram toward Drygalski Ice Tongue. "It's a clash of the titans, a radical and uncommon event," says Robert Bindshadler, a researcher at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, and if the two giant slabs of ice collide, we could see one of the best demolition derbies on the planet.

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2004-12-14 07:37:38

A remnant of the largest iceberg ever recorded is blocking Antarctica's McMurdo Sound, threatening tens of thousands of penguin chicks with starvation and cutting off a supply route for three science stations, a New Zealand official said Tuesday.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.