2021-02-28

An ice sheet larger than New York breaks in Antarctica

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A British research organization estimated that the area of ​​the iceberg split this time can reach about 1270 square kilometers , Which is larger than New York City (790 square kilometers) or Hong Kong (1100 square kilometers), will slowly drift towards the ocean.

The British glaciologist Luckman pointed out worryingly that it is a normal natural phenomenon for ice shelves to break and form icebergs, but such large-scale iceberg disintegration events are still very rare, and global warming, Greatly accelerate the break of the ice shelf.

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