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How are perfectly rectangular icebergs formed?


Lieser, JL, How are perfectly rectangular icebergs formed?, Tech Insider,, 11 November (2018) [Media Interview]

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In October, NASA scientist Jeremy Harbeck spotted two almost perfectly rectangular icebergs that broke off of the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica. These tabular icebergs have a flat top and hard corners, indicating that they were recently formed.

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Item Type:Media Interview
Keywords:rectangular icebergs, Antarctica, Larsen-C
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Physical geography and environmental geoscience
Research Field:Glaciology
Objective Division:Environmental Policy, Climate Change and Natural Hazards
Objective Group:Natural hazards
Objective Field:Natural hazards not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Lieser, JL (Dr Jan Lieser)
ID Code:129185
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:CRC-Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems
Deposited On:2018-11-14
Last Modified:2018-11-15

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