One Frozen Thing: The New Largest Iceberg

One Frozen Thing: The New Largest Iceberg

The largest iceberg ever recorded broke off Antarctica this past week — and amazingly, climate change was not responsible.  The iceberg, which is known by its number —  A76 — naturally separated from Antarctica’s Ronne Ice Shelf into the Weddell Sea. The creation of new icebergs is called “calving,” and even though this is a […]

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Giant Iceberg Could Collide with South Georgia Island, Harming Wildlife

Giant Iceberg Could Collide with South Georgia Island, Harming Wildlife

An iceberg is on a collision course could hit South Georgia — an island owned by the UK in the Atlantic Ocean. This iceberg, A-68A, is the largest iceberg in the Southern Ocean – it is the size of the state of Delaware, The Hill reported.

Why This Matters:  If this iceberg crashes into South Georgia, it could get stuck there for a decade.

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