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Iceberg Nearly Twice The Size Of Manhattan Just Broke Off Of Greenland Glacier

An iceberg nearly twice the size of Manhattan has just broken away from the floating end of Petermann Glacier in Greenland. This event was predicted last autumn by researchers. The massive floating ice island is 46 square miles, and just separated from the terminus of one of Greenland’s largest glaciers. “The Petermann Glacier last birthed [...]
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