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Huge Icebergs Collide

It?s something so large, it can be seen from space: amassive iceberg is colliding with a floating glacier nearthe McMurdo Research Station in Antarctica. NASA satellitesare following the 100-mile-long B-15A iceberg as it movessteadily towards the Drygalski Ice Tongue. They expect acollision no later than January 15, 2005.

When the...

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Another Iceberg Calves in Antarctica

The National Ice Center reports that another new iceberg has broken away from Antarctica. An iceberg the size of St. Lucia Island in the Caribbean Sea broke off from the Lazarev Ice Shelf, a large sheet of glacial ice and snow extending from the Antarctic mainland into the southeastern Weddell Sea.

The new iceberg, D-17, is 34.5 miles...

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Huge Iceberg Breaks Off

A rectangular iceberg more than twice the size of Manhattan broke off from an Antarctic glacier this week, adding to the already high number of giant icebergs floating in southern waters. The 58-square-mile iceberg C-17 broke loose from the Matusevich Glacier in the Ross Sea. Antarctic researchers have noted an increase in the number of massive...

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