January 22, 2017

Huge crack in Antarctic ice shelf

USA Today -A crack in an ice shelf in Antarctica grew by six miles in the past few weeks, British scientists say, and now measures more than 100 miles long.

Once the crack is complete, a giant iceberg larger than Rhode Island will break or "calve" off of Antarctica. The iceberg would be one of the biggest on record.

Only a final 12 miles of ice now connects the future iceberg to its parent ice shelf.

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