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Time-lapse video shows the ice shelf of one of Antarctica's largest glaciers breaking into large chunks

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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One of Antarctica's largest glaciers is in danger as the ice shelf holding it in place is melting.
A time-lapse of Pine Island Glacier taken from 2015 to 2020 shows its ice shelf breaking into chunks.
Scientists worry that the ice shelf may collapse more rapidly than previously projected.
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The ice shelf holding together one of Antarctica's largest glaciers is breaking apart rapidly as scientists worry it could shorten the timeline for its eventual collapse into the sea. Satellite images of Pine Island Glacier taken...
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