Last straw


The last bit of the ice “bridge” pinning the Wilkins Ice Shelf in place appears to be on the verge of collapse, according to the European Space Agency. New rifts formed on April 2nd (blue lines above), and have begun to spread rapidly. Worth keeping an eye on the ESA’s “webcam from space” over the next few days…

[Tip of the hat to Cindy in Bonn]

[Robert Wyatt]

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