Cracking up: Greenland’s glacier loss ‘disturbing’

Cracking up: Greenland’s glacier loss ‘disturbing’

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This satellite image from Monday shows a calving, crescent-shaped crack on the Petermann Glacier in northwestern Greenland.
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These 2010 and 2012 images show the formation of a crack in northwestern Greenland’s Petermann Glacier. On Monday, a 46-square-mile iceberg tore off Petermann, which had spawned an iceberg twice that size in 2010.

Cracking up: Greenland’s glacier loss ‘disturbing’

This satellite image from Monday shows a calving, crescent-shaped crack on the Petermann Glacier in northwestern Greenland.
These 2010 and 2012 images show the formation of a crack in northwestern Greenland’s Petermann Glacier. On Monday, a 46-square-mile iceberg tore off Petermann, which had spawned an iceberg twice that size in 2010.
On the Net

University of Delaware on the iceberg: www.udel.edu/udaily/2013/jul/glacier-071612.html
National Snow and Ice Data Center: http://nsidc.org/

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