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The 'monster' iceberg: What happened next?
09 July 2018
It was a wow! moment. The world's biggest berg, a block of ice a quarter the size of Wales, fell off the Antarctic exactly a year ago. But what then?
Weighing a trillion tonnes and covering an area of nearly 6,000 sq km, the colossus dubbed A-68 has kind of spent the past 12 months shuffling on the spot - rather like grandpa trying to get himself out of a tight parking spot at the supermarket.
Image credit: NASA/JOHN SONNTAG - A-68 should pick up the pace as the currents grab hold of it