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How are perfectly rectangular icebergs formed?

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Lieser, JL, How are perfectly rectangular icebergs formed?, Tech Insider, http://www.businessinsider.com/sai, 11 November (2018) [Media Interview]


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Abstract

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.

Item Details

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:Environment
Objective Group:Natural Hazards
Objective Field:Natural Hazards in Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments
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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