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Rifting and Calving on the Amery Ice Shelf

The ice shelf in East Antarctica has spawned its first major iceberg in more than half a century.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Lauren Dauphin, using MODIS data from NASA EOSDIS/LANCE and GIBS/Worldview. Story by Kathryn Hansen.

Published October 3, 2019
Data acquired September 13 - October 2, 2019

Sources:
Aqua > MODIS
Terra > MODIS