Gigantic iceberg the size of Delaware that cracked off Antarctica last year has stalled: Animation shows how dense ice is preventing A-68 from drifting out to sea | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


Gigantic iceberg the size of Delaware that cracked off Antarctica last year has stalled: Animation shows how dense ice is preventing A-68 from drifting out to sea

Scientists tracking a massive iceberg that broke free from Antarctica’s Larsen C Ice Shelf last year say dense ice cover has so far prevented it from drifting far out to sea.

An animation showing its movement over the last few months reveals how the trillion-plus ton Iceberg A-68 has shifted as it’s battered by ocean currents, tides, and winds in the Weddell Sea.

While the huge chunk of ice, estimated to be about the size of Delaware, has moved around some, the experts say its surroundings have kept it somewhat locked into place.

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