Description

An iceberg larger than Mayo has just broken away from an ice shelf in Antarctica. Scientists have been monitoring a huge crack in the "Larsen C Ice Shelf", which measures nearly 6000 square kilometres, and they have announced that the rift has finally completed its path through the ice.

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Period12 Jul 2017

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Media contributions

  • TitleDrivetime RTE1
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletRTE1
    Media typeRadio
    Duration/Length/Size6 minutes
    CountryIreland
    Date12/07/17
    DescriptionAn iceberg larger than Mayo has just broken away from an ice shelf in Antarctica. Scientists have been monitoring a huge crack in the "Larsen C Ice Shelf", which measures nearly 6000 square kilometres, and they have announced that the rift has finally completed its path through the ice.
    URLhttps://www.rte.ie/radio/radioplayer/html5/#/radio1/21202000
    PersonsPaul Dunlop

Keywords

  • Antarctica
  • Larsen C Ice Shelf
  • Iceberg