Images capture giant ice island

BBC: Satellite images released by Nasa have captured the scale of the ice island that broke off the Petermann Glacier in northwestern Greenland on 5 August. The image on the left was taken on 28 July and the image on the right was taken on 5 August. The floating chunk of ice measures approximately 100 250 square kilometres. According to Nasa's Earth Observatory, the glacier lost about one-quarter of its 70km-long floating ice shelf. ...

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