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A massive iceberg twice the size of Washington, D.C., just broke off of the Pine Island glacier in Antarctica

USATODAY.com Thursday, 13 February 2020
The Pine Island glacier "is one of the fastest-retreating glaciers in Antarctica," according to NASA. One scientist calls it "unsettling."
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News video: Massive Iceberg Breaks Off Antarctic Glacier, Spawning 'Piglets'

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The European Space Agency has been tracking two huge rifts in Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier, known as "PIG." This led to a calving event, captured in images by the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission.

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