EARTH OBSERVATORY FEATURE ARTICLE: WORLD OF CHANGE—COLLAPSE OF THE LARSEN-B ICE SHELF

In early 2002, scientists monitoring daily satellite images of the Antarctic Peninsula watched in amazement as almost the entire Larsen B Ice Shelf splintered and collapsed in just over one month. They had never witnessed such a large area disintegrate so rapidly.
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/WorldOfChange/larsenb.php

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