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The huge crack in this Antarctic ice shelf just grew by another 6 miles - Washington Post

A crack more than 100 miles long in one of Antarctica's largest ice shelves grew another 6 miles in a little more than two weeks this month, British scientists reported Thursday. That's on top of an 11-mile growth that occurred in the second two weeks ...and more »

Antarctica's great apron of sea ice just issued the world with a bold message. Now to work out what that message is - The Spinoff

As New Zealand's Scott Base celebrates 60 years of science on ice, Veronika Meduna looks at one of Antarctica's most puzzling features – the wayward behaviour of sea ice around the continent. Every southern winter, Antarctica doubles in size. As the ...and more »

Massive Ice Shelf In Antarctica On The Brink Of Breaking Apart: What Is Happening? - Tech Times

It was only in late December that scientists announced that a massive rift in the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica had grown by 11 miles. Three weeks along, the rift has gone on to lengthen by 6 miles more. Scientists believe that a calving of the ...and more »

Massive Antarctic ice shelf ready to break apart - Phys.Org

A chunk of ice half the size of Jamaica which is breaking away from West Antarctica is now attached to its parent ice shelf just by a thread, scientists reported Friday. Covering 5,000 square kilometres (1,900 square miles) and nearly 100 storeys deep ...and more »

Huge crack in Antarctic ice shelf grows by 6 more miles - USA TODAY

A crack in an ice shelf in Antarctica grew by six miles in the past few weeks, British scientists say, and now measures more than 100 miles long. Once the crack is complete, a giant iceberg larger than Rhode Island will break or "calve" off of ...and more »

Huge crack in the Antarctic grows by a further six miles - The Independent

A crack in an ice shelf, known as Larsen C, in Antarctica has grown by more than six miles in the past few weeks. The crack now measures more than 100 miles and once it completes it will form one of the largest icebergs on record. An ice shelf is a ...and more »

Larsen ice crack continues to open up - BBC News

The crack that looks set to spawn a giant iceberg in the Antarctic has continued to spread. The rift in the Larsen C Ice Shelf has grown a further 10km since 1 January. If the fissure propagates just 20km more, it will free a tabular berg one-quarter ...and more »

Massive Antarctic ice crack shutters British research station - Mother Nature Network (blog)

As our planet continues to warm at an increasingly alarming pace, more and more people living along coastlines — including the 13.1 million Americans residing in densely populated coastal areas — are facing the stark reality that one day, perhaps ...and more »

One of the largest icebergs ever seen is even closer to breaking off Antarctica - Mashable

Just 6.4 miles of ice are holding an iceberg the size of Delaware onto the floating Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica, and scientists warn it could cleave off the ice-bound continent at any time. Researchers who closely monitor the crack cutting across ...and more »

Antarctic ice shelf rift grows as massive chunk tries to break free - SlashGear

The UK-based Antarctic research project MIDAS has issued an update about the Larsen C ice shelf rift, saying it grew by 10 kilometers (6.21 miles) over the course of January. The expansion was determined using the European Space Agency's Sentinel-1 ...and more »