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Iceberg collides with the edge of an ice shelf in the Antarctic
Looking like a needle of ice and snow, iceberg B-15K was caught in the act by the German Aerospace Center's (DLR) TerraSAR-X satellite as it collided with an ice shelf in Atka Bay, Antarctica. Scientists had long been observing the 54-kilometre long and 5-kilometre wide iceberg was driven around Antarctica by ocean currents. Then, on 11 February 2010, it crashed into the edge of the ice shelf in Atka Bay.
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Last update: 04/03/2010 13:40:26