Massive Arctic ice island drifting toward shipping lanes

Vancouver Sun: The biggest Arctic "ice island" to form in nearly 50 years -- a 250-square-kilometre behemoth described as four times the size of Manhattan -- has been discovered after a Canadian scientist scanning satellite images of northwest Greenland spotted a giant break in the famed Petermann Glacier. About one-quarter of Petermann's 70-kilometre-long floating ice shelf has split from the main glacier and is now drifting in a fiord toward open water. It will eventually track a route south, ......

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