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Big Antarctic iceberg edges out to sea
22 September 2017
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.
Image credit: COPERNICUS SENTINEL DATA (2017) - Widening gap: The picture contains data gathered on 13 and 16 September