Sunday, February 28, 2021

An iceberg the size of Los Angeles broke off the Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica on Friday.

 















The iceberg had been slowly breaking away from the Brunt Ice Shelf, a nearly 500-foot-thick floating ice shelf, at about a half-mile per day since January as it pushed northeast. That crack widened several hundred feet in a matter of hours Friday before completely breaking free.

The iceberg covers from 469 to 503 square miles, roughly the size of California's largest city and slightly bigger than New York City's 468 square miles.

18 comments:

  1. This split was inevitable ever since Coca-Cola fired its long standing polar bear representatives.

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    1. Ain't no polar bears in Antarctica. Just sayin' Oh wait, I'm white, so this is racist, I guess.

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    2. "Ain't no polar bears in Antarctica."

      Shhh, don't tell that to the lefties they'll think global warming killed them off.

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  2. Has anyone started a go fund me for the Obamas? They have two sea side homes at risk.

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    1. Reckon they best go pound sand....bags.

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  3. Now look what global warming has done:
    Even more whiteness on it way to invade all those....... other places.

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  4. You're gonna need a bigger cocktail glass.

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  5. The cities comparison is inept, as the ice floe is well governed.

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  6. So what? This has been happening on a regular basis for millennia.

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  7. Oh, oh. What will Greta have to say?

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  8. Dirty Dingus McGeeMarch 1, 2021 at 3:22 AM

    Now if only an LA sized piece of LA would break off California and float away......

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  9. It's an Emperor penguin conspiracy. Since they can't fly they're using this as a transport vehicle to float north and take over Western Europe. Then America is next.

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  10. The size of NYC, but without the bums.

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