Fracturing at Brunt Ice Shelf

A series of rifts growing across the Antarctic ice shelf will eventually spawn one, maybe two, large icebergs.
Breakup at Brunt
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Breakup at Brunt

A large iceberg finally split from the Antarctic ice shelf, but another piece stubbornly hangs on.

Published Mar 2, 2021

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Brunt Breaking Up with Antarctica this Year?
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Brunt Breaking Up with Antarctica this Year?

A crack on the Antarctic ice shelf grew dramatically in late 2020 into 2021.

Published Jan 15, 2021

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Brunt Ice Shelf Survives the Solstice
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Brunt Ice Shelf Survives the Solstice

The enormous slab of ice poised to break away from the Brunt ice shelf is still hanging on.

Published Jul 3, 2019

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Countdown to Calving at Brunt Ice Shelf
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Countdown to Calving at Brunt Ice Shelf

Cracks growing across the ice shelf are poised to release an iceberg about twice size of New York City.

Published Feb 19, 2019

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