Scientists Reconstruct Collapsed Antarctic Glaciers Using 1960s Aerial Photos

The Larsen Ice Shelf in Antarctica has been breaking for decades, but 2002's Larsen B collapse was especially dramatic. After being stable for at least 10,000 years, a large portion of the shelf broke apart, with the consequences felt around the entire planet. [Read More]

Jul 9, 2024 - 06:50
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Scientists Reconstruct Collapsed Antarctic Glaciers Using 1960s Aerial Photos

A series of overlapping aerial photographs depicts a snowy mountain range with rugged peaks and valleys. The images, positioned in a slight arc, showcase a vast expanse of snow, ice, and rock, suggesting a remote and cold landscape.

The Larsen Ice Shelf in Antarctica has been breaking for decades, but 2002's Larsen B collapse was especially dramatic. After being stable for at least 10,000 years, a large portion of the shelf broke apart, with the consequences felt around the entire planet.

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