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Shrinking Greenland ice sheet

Following the trend of melting of the ice in the Arctic, Greenland’s ice sheet and glaciers are shrinking at an alarming rate. Melting of ice in Greenland sends huge icebergs (like the one that blocked the Newfoundland’s Goose Cove harbor) and gushing water in the Atlantic. The melting threatens to raise ocean level causing flooding […]

Japan Tsunami caused huge icebergs to break away from Antarctica

The tsunami caused by earthquake in Japan in March 11 have caused the ice shelf in Antarctica to break free and form huge icebergs some 13,000 Kilometers away from Japan. The European Space Agency (ESA) has released satellite imageries showing the formation of huge iceberg and their drifting off from the Sulzberger ice shelf into […]

Iceberg blocked harbor in Newfoundland’s Goose Cove

An iceberg that seen in Newfoundland’s Goose Cove, that briefly blocked the town’s harbor on July 22, 2011. The iceberg later broke apart and melted. The iceberg is believed to have come floating from Greenland. (Photo: Gene Patey) Christopher C. Mitchelmore drove to Goose Cove, NL get a few shots of the huge iceberg. More […]