An Antarctic expedition will search for what lived under the Larsen C ice shelf

A year and a half after a giant iceberg calved, scientists aim to collect seafloor creatures

larsen c and iceberg A68

BERG IN MOTION  Iceberg A68 fully split from the Antarctic Peninsula’s Larsen C ice shelf in July 2017, but was still hugging the coast in November 2017 (left). A year later, the iceberg had rotated around and drifted northward, fully exposing the seafloor it once shadowed (right). 


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