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15

Jul

When an iceberg falls in the ocean, does it make a sound?The sound energy released by a fracturing iceberg can be the equivalent to the sound that would be created by more than 200 supertankers.

When an iceberg falls in the ocean, does it make a sound?
The sound energy released by a fracturing iceberg can be the equivalent to the sound that would be created by more than 200 supertankers.

10

Jul

Iceberg size of Chicago breaks off Antarctica glacierWhat causes icebergs to break off of glaciers remain a mystery, with climate change and winds over the seas being the top possibilities.

Iceberg size of Chicago breaks off Antarctica glacier
What causes icebergs to break off of glaciers remain a mystery, with climate change and winds over the seas being the top possibilities.

07

Aug

Dramatic Greenland iceberg ‘tsunami’ captured on videoHad the boat capsized, its crew would’ve been dumped into waters that hover near the freezing point.

Dramatic Greenland iceberg ‘tsunami’ captured on video
Had the boat capsized, its crew would’ve been dumped into waters that hover near the freezing point.

18

Jul

Huge iceberg breaks away from Greenland glacierIcebergs that break away from glaciers dump more ice into the ocean and contribute to rising global sea levels.

Huge iceberg breaks away from Greenland glacier
Icebergs that break away from glaciers dump more ice into the ocean and contribute to rising global sea levels.

06

Apr

Paint and bombs try to save ships from Titanic fateWe’ve tagged them, bombed them and watched them from space — but icebergs like the one that sank the Titanic are still a threat to ships today.

Paint and bombs try to save ships from Titanic fate
We’ve tagged them, bombed them and watched them from space — but icebergs like the one that sank the Titanic are still a threat to ships today.

10

Aug

Tsunami caused Manhattan-sized iceberg in AntarcticaThe March 11 tsunami that struck Japan created waves that hit an ice shelf in Antarctica 8,100 miles away, smashing parts of it into huge icebergs.

Tsunami caused Manhattan-sized iceberg in Antarctica
The March 11 tsunami that struck Japan created waves that hit an ice shelf in Antarctica 8,100 miles away, smashing parts of it into huge icebergs.