Ross Ice Shelf break-up in Antarctica


The main link is an image of the Ross Ice shelf in Antarctica.
NASA news brings us an animated time-lapse imaging of the breakup of the Ross Ice Shelf.

Science News has more discussion including what might happen to the penguin colonies.

For previous events, see “Dude, where’s my ice shelf?” and  “Arctic Ice reaches new low in historic times” (Aug. 2007). For further developments, see “Wilkins Ice Shelf collapses in Antarctica.”

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