They say the break, when it comes, could produce one of the largest icebergs ever recorded
This Nov. 10, 2016 aerial photo released by NASA, shows a rift in the Antarctic Peninsula's Larsen C ice shelf. According to NASA, IceBridge scientists measured the Larsen C fracture to be about 70 miles long, more than 300 feet wide and about a third of a mile deep. (/NASA via AP), photo: AP/John Sonntag
01 of June 2017 13:56:26
BERLIN — Scientists say a crack along a key floating ice shelf in Antarctica indicates that a vast iceberg is close to breaking off.The process, known as calving, happens periodically but researchers are watching closely to see whether climate change is affecting the phenomenon.