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The Largest Glacier Calving Ever Filmed
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The Largest Glacier Calving Ever Filmed
"It's as if the entire lower tip of Manhattan broke off; except that, the thickness, the height of it is equivalent to buildings that are 2.5 -3 times higher than they are."


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Posted by Tibor on March 17, 2013
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Posted by Tibor on March 27, 2013 at 3:45 pm
Update: This was filmed by the Chasing Ice filmmakers. What we see here is 7.4 cubic km of ice crashing off the Ilulissat glacier in Greenland.
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