2001 November. Birth of a Large Iceberg in Pine Island Bay, Antarctica [223kb
PDF NASA Lithograph] This lithograph shows the break-off of a large
tabular iceberg from the Pine Island Glacier in West Antarctica. This
event occurred between November 4th and 12th, 2001, and provides
powerful evidence of rapid changes underway in this area of Antarctica.
The three images were acquired by the vertical-viewing (nadir) camera of
the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument aboard
NASA's Terra spacecraft. The dimensions of the iceberg are approximately
42 kilometers by 17 kilometers (26 miles by 11 miles).
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