Massive rift in Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf
Antarctica's Larsen C Ice Shelf (Youtube)

Lola Gayle, STEAM Register GREENBELT, MD: A massive rift in Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf was photographed on Nov. 10, 2016 by NASA IceBridge mission scientists. Ice shelves are the floating parts of ice streams and glaciers, and they support the grounded ice behind them. But when a collapse occurs, the ice behind the shelf begins…