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Growing Rift on Pine Island Glacier

Pine Island Iceberg Under the Midnight Sun
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Pine Island Iceberg Under the Midnight Sun

Shadows from the iceberg fragments allowed scientists to estimate its thickness.

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The Quick Demise of B-44
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The Quick Demise of B-44

In just a month, a large iceberg from Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier has disintegrated.

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Pine Island Glacier Births New ‘Berg
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Pine Island Glacier Births New ‘Berg

The 185-square-kilometer hunk of ice is afloat in the Amundsen Sea, off the coast of West Antarctica.

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Rift on Pine Island Glacier
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Rift on Pine Island Glacier

The floating part of Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier released a new, 185-square-kilometer iceberg.

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