Date: 11 months ago   Category: Science

In Antarctica have noticed strange movement of an iceberg


The ice block comparable on the area and a half Jamaica, has turned counterclockwise by 90 degrees. Scientists have recorded movement of a huge iceberg of A-68 which has broken away from an ice shelf Larsen With near Antarctic Peninsula. The block of ice is comparable on the area and a half the island of Jamaica. She has turned by 90 degrees counterclockwise for July and August. Writes Gizmodo about it. Experts can't explain the reason of such quite fast turn yet. It is known that Square A-68 makes 5,8 thousand square kilometers. At the same time weight - about one trillion tons. The iceberg several times clung to a seabed and was inactive since Larsen S. Odnako for the last two weeks for the unclear reasons has broken away from a glacier he has turned by 10 degrees, and in two weeks before - by 30 degrees. Earlier it was reported that the largest iceberg on Earth soon completely will thaw. The block of ice has broken away from a glacier in 2000. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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