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Iceberg the size of Manhattan broke off from Antarctica. Video

Айсберг размером в Манхеттен откололся от Антарктиды. ВидеоSome scientists fear that the formation of icebergs can cause a chain reaction.

NASA experts captured on video, both from Antarctica iceberg broke off with an area just under 30 square kilometres. About it reports a press-service NASA.

Footage taken from a NASA satellite Landsat 8 has shown that from the glacier pine island, located in Antarctica broke away the enormous block of ice.

The area of the glacier pine island is one of two threads for the descent of the Antarctic ice sheet from the continent into the ocean. The ice here is at a speed of several kilometers per year. Descending into the ocean, he regularly breaks off, forming icebergs of different sizes. Because of this, the flow is a quarter of the ice storm from Antarctica in the southern ocean.

Some scientists fear that the formation of icebergs can cause a chain reaction and lead to getting a huge amount of ice in the water of the oceans.

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