In Antarctica, a new crack

In Antarctica, a new crack

A new fissure in the glacier Pine Island discovered in Antarctica. She was identified with the help of the German TerraSAR-X satellite.

In Antarctica, a new crack

According to the scientists, in the near future is expected to form a new giant iceberg the size of New York, which will appear next to South America. This is the second crack in the glacier Pine Island.

In Antarctica, a new crack

The first crack was spotted a year ago, but the TerraSAR-X satellite is found to the left of the first one in September of this year. Large crack width of about 243 m depth in some places - 55 m, according to ABC News. Its length is about 30 km away, while it is growing.