Massive iceberg about to break off Antarctica, as crack expands by 11 miles

One of the world’s biggest icebergs ever is poised to break off from an Antarctic ice shelf, as a huge crack in the ice continues to grow. “In the largest jump since January, the rift in the Larsen C Ice Shelf has grown an additional 11 miles between May 25 and May 31, 2017,” said Adrian Luckman of Project MIDAS, a British Antarctic research project that’s keeping watch on the ever-growing crack.


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