Iceberg

Huge iceberg breaks off from Antarctic's Pine Island Glacier

Huge iceberg breaks off from Antarctic's Pine Island Glacier

The single glacier alone contains 1.7 feet of potential global sea level rise and is thought to be in a process of unstable, ongoing retreat.

Sep 27, 2017, 15:45 PM IST
Antarctica iceberg twice the size of London adrift at sea

Antarctica iceberg twice the size of London adrift at sea

The iceberg is expected to pass through the British territories of South Georgia and South Sandwich Island in the southern Atlantic Ocean.

Sep 18, 2017, 23:45 PM IST
Trillion tonne Antarctic iceberg has lost more pieces post separation – NASA unveils incredible images!

Trillion tonne Antarctic iceberg has lost more pieces post separation – NASA unveils incredible images!

NASA's Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) on Landsat 8 satellite captured a new snap of the 5,800 square kilometre iceberg that split off from the Antarctic Peninsula's Larsen C ice shelf on July 10-12.

Jul 30, 2017, 17:28 PM IST
Trillion tonne iceberg that broke off the Larsen C ice shelf is drifting out to sea; new cracks spotted!

Trillion tonne iceberg that broke off the Larsen C ice shelf is drifting out to sea; new cracks spotted!

The iceberg, dubbed A68, is already shifting shape along with the remaining Larsen C ice shelf itself.

Jul 21, 2017, 12:23 PM IST
Trillion tonne iceberg breaks off Antarctica shelf

Trillion tonne iceberg breaks off Antarctica shelf

The iceberg weighs a staggering trillion tonnes and has an area of 5,800 sq km.

Jul 13, 2017, 00:12 AM IST