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Larsen C ice shelf sheds a trillion-tonne ice berg

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Cook, SJ, Larsen C ice shelf sheds a trillion-tonne ice berg, The Wire, Community Broadcasting Association of Australia, July 13 2017 (2017) [Media Interview]

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Abstract

A trillion-tonne iceberg has broken free from a crack in the Larsen C ice shelf in the West Antarctic. The crack had been growing since 2010, leaving the berg hanging by a thread last month before finally breaking off yesterday. One of the largest ever recorded, the ice berg reduces the size of Larsen C by 12 percent.

Item Details

Item Type:Media Interview
Keywords:Antarctica, iceberg
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
Research Field:Glaciology
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Author:Cook, SJ (Dr Sue Cook)
ID Code:118574
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:CRC-Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems
Deposited On:2017-07-13
Last Modified:2017-07-14
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