UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY: Science for a changing world.
A satellite image of the seaward edge of the Filchner Ice Shelf, on the coast of Antarctica, facing the Atlantic.
In the austral winter of 1986, the front edge of the Filchner Ice Shelf broke off into the sea, forming three large icebergs. Note the scale. These icebergs are enormous!

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David J. Leveson