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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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Massive ice island breaks off Greenland glacier

News : CNN's This Just In (3 years ago)

An island of ice twice the size of Manhattan broke off this week from a Greenland glacier, a University of Delaware researcher reports. The 59-square-mile (150 square kilometers) iceberg is the second massive loss for the Petermann ... Read Post

Huge Greenland Glacier Ice Sheet Breaks Off… Another One

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Planetsave (3 years ago)

  I’m sure this is not what global warming naysayers want to hear, but an iceberg about twice the size of Manhattan has just broken off of a Greenland glacier, Petermann Glacier. This was actually predicted by scientists last Fall, ... Read Post

Huge ice island breaks away from Greenland glacier

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : TG Daily - Sustainability (3 years ago)

The second-largest ice island in 50 years - twice the size of Manhattan - has broken away from Greenland's Petermann Glacier. read more Read Post

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