Delaware-sized iceberg breaks off Antarctic ice shelf

Calving of the massive ice chunk raises questions about Larsen C’s stability

Sentinel-1 satellite image of Larsen C

COMPLETELY CRACKED  Images from the European Space Agency’s Sentinel-1 satellites confirm the crack of Larsen C has reached the Weddell Sea, allowing an iceberg weighing 1 trillion metric tons to calve.

ESA (CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO)

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