Ayles Ice Island hosts first visitors: scientists

May 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 land on Ice Island **

Scientists in the Arctic have carried out the first research on a huge iceberg the size of Manhattan.

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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 …

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