April 24, 2014
Ice Island B31 Breaks Off From Antarctica, Drifts
In early November 2013, a large iceberg separated from the front of Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier. The ice island, named B31, will likely be swept up soon in the swift currents of the Southern Ocean.
Credit: NASA Earth Observatory
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