Trillion-tonne Iceberg the Size of Delaware Breaks off Antarctica in Historic Warming Event

One of the biggest icebergs in history has snapped off the West Antarctic ice shelf, according to scientists who have been monitoring a growing crack for months. Satellite images confirmed that the trillion-tonne iceberg had broken away and was adrift at sea. “The calving occurred sometime between Monday, July 10 and Wednesday, July 12, when a…

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