Ayles Ice Island hosts first visitors: scientistsMay 24, 2007 at 1:20 pm | Posted in Arctic, Environment, Geography, Science | Leave a comment
inel saw this on the BBC News website and the boys thought it was cool.
Scientists in the Arctic have carried out the first research on a huge iceberg the size of Manhattan.
This is a follow-up to my post about this Ayles Ice Shelf that split off Ellesmere Island on 13 August 2005, and shows a computer generated graphic sequence of how that tremendous rift could have happened.
A single satellite tracking beacon was the only thing the expeditionary team left behind on the ice island in the high Arctic …