A giant iceberg the size of Delaware has broken off the Larsen C Ice Shelf in West Antarctica. This footage from February 2017 shows a major rift in the ice shelf before the iceberg broke free. The newly independent iceberg is one of the largest ever recorded. Warming waters caused by climate change will continue to accelerate the melting of ice around the world.
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See the Huge Crack in West Antarctica Before Iceberg Broke Off | National Geographic