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Singapore-sized chunk of ice breaks away from Antarctica and is now adrift

A chunk of ice the size of the island nation of Singapore broke off of the continent of Antarctica late last month and is currently adrift at sea. NASA satellite images taken on Oct. 28 and Nov. 13 show the before and after images of the break. A crack was…

Giant crack glimpsed in Antarctic ice sheet

A massive crack is growing wider in the Antarctic ice sheet and could break apart in the coming months, forming an iceberg the size of New York City, NASA scientists warned on Thursday. The crack in western Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier stretches for at least 18 miles (30 kilometers) and…