November 3, 2011

Operation IceBridge Discovers Massive Crack in Ice Shelf

In October, 2011, NASA’s Operation IceBridge discovered a major rift in the Pine Island Glacier in western Antarctica. This crack, which extends at least 18 miles and is 50 meters deep, could produce an iceberg more than 800 square kilometers in size. credit: NASA

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