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Big Antarctic iceberg edges out to sea

22 September 2017

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The giant berg A-68 looks finally to be on the move.

Recent weeks have seen it shuffle back and forth next to the Antarctic ice shelf from which it broke away.

But the latest satellite imagery now indicates the near-6,000 sq km block is swinging out into the Weddell Sea.

Source: BBC

Image credit: COPERNICUS SENTINEL DATA (2017) - Widening gap: The picture contains data gathered on 13 and 16 September

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