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Greenland Glacier Calves Another Huge Ice Island - Universe Today
Petermann glacier, a 70 km (43 mile) long tongue of ice that flows into the Arctic Ocean in northwest Greenland, recently calved an “ice island” approximately 130 square kilometers (50 sq. miles) — about twice the area of Manhattan. The image above, acquired by NASA’s Terra satellite, shows the ice island as it drifts toward … Continue reading "Greenland Glacier Calves Another Huge Ice Island"