Climate Change – Antarctica [Pine Island Glacier] : Pine Island Glacier (PIG), the longest and fastest flowing glacier in the Antarctic, has spawned a huge iceberg
have been wondering why the Google earth images are from 2009 for Antarctica … and people wonder why we get suspicious of big brother …hmmm
Earth Watch Report – Climate Change
Pine Island Glacier – Oct. 2, 2011Credit: DRL.The floating part of the Pine Island Glacier just before the first crack appeared. The flow direction is from the lower right corner to the upper left one. One can see the ice in bright colors, the ocean’s surface in darker ones.
Pine Island Glacier – May 11, 2012Credit: DRL.A second crack has produced an iceberg that is 30 square kilometer big and enclosed by the bigger iceberg, which is still attached to the ice shelf.
Pine Island Glacier – July 8, 2013Credit: DLR.On the left handside the newly formed isberg with the a size of 720 square kilometres is visible.
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