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Antarctica Ice Shelf jump

April 27 , 2024 53 days 158 0
  • Researchers discovered that the Ross Ice Shelf makes sudden jumps twice a day.
  • They might cause "icequakes" - seismic disturbances that occur within the ice.
  • Furthermore, jumps may cause fractures in the ice shelf, compromising its stability.
  • Ross Ice Shelf is a massive slab of ice about the size of France.

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