IceBridge Discovers Massive Crack in Ice Shelf
In October, 2011, NASA’s Operation IceBridge discovered a major rift in the Pine Island Glacier in western Antarctica. This crack, which extends at least 18 miles and is 50 meters deep, could produce an iceberg more than 800 square kilometers in size. IceBridge
scientists returned soon after to make the first-ever detailed airborne measurements of a major iceberg calving in progress.
Here is the video link to NASA’s site. This is a GREAT site to bookmark and follow the story over the next couple of years….