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Large crack in Antarctica ice shelf grows eleven miles in solely 6 days

An enormous crack in Antarctic ice is ‘days or perhaps weeks’ from breaking off a Delaware-measurement iceberg An extended-rising crack within the Larsen C ice shelf, certainly one of Antarctica’s largest floating platforms of ice, seems to be nearing its … Continue reading

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Big one hundred-mile crack seems on certainly one of Antarctica’s largest ice cabinets

A crack within the Larsen C ice shelf, which grew 17 kilometres in December. The approaching separation of what is anticipated to be one of many largest icebergs ever recorded simply acquired a dramatic step nearer, after an epic one … Continue reading

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NASA has captured new mysterious crack on the Greenland’s largest glacier

An aerial view of a chasm operating by means of an ice shelf. The primary pictures of a brand new and ominous crack in Greenland’s monumental Petermann Glacier have been captured by a NASA airborne mission Friday. NASA’s Operation IceBridge, … Continue reading

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Video: Over 3 km-long crack opens up in Arizona

Credit: Arizona Geological Survey A massive, 3.2-km (2-mile) crack has formed in the Arizona Desert, and scientists have released the first up-close footage of the damage. The crack is expected to get even longer in the coming years, and scientists … Continue reading

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A Really Big Crack In An Antarctic Ice Shelf Just Got Bigger

A crack in the Larsen C ice shelf as photographed Nov. 10. (John Sonntag/NASA) New images show the long-watched rift in the Larsen C ice shelf grew 11 miles (18 kilometers) in the last few weeks. A dramatic break could … Continue reading

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70-Mile-Long Crack Opens Up in Anatarctica

A huge crack can be seen in the Antarctic Peninsula’s Larsen C ice shelf in this aerial image snapped on Nov. 10, 2016, as part of NASA’s IceBridge mission. An ominous crack in an Antarctic ice shelf as wide as … Continue reading

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Crack discovered in Earth’s magnetic shield

Crack discovered in Earth’s magnetic shield The GRAPES-3 muon telescope located at TIFR’s Cosmic Ray Laboratory in Ooty recorded a burst of galactic cosmic rays of about 20 GeV, on 22 June 2015 lasting for two hours. The burst occurred … Continue reading

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Mysterious Menominee crack is unusual geological pop-up feature

A photo taken in 2010 of the Menominee Crack, a ‘pop-up’ geological feature. Seismologists studying a massive crack in the ground that appeared north of Menominee, Michigan in 2010 now think they know what the unusual feature might be. But … Continue reading

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Scientists crack mystery of the Sierra Nevada’s age

 Stanford Earth alum Hari Mix stands high in the Sierra Nevada. New evidence shows the California mountain range is 40 million years old, much older than previously thought. Credit: Hari Mix In science, the simplest questions often prove themselves the … Continue reading

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