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Old 02-03-2012, 09:42 AM
 
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This reminds me of the movie The Day After Tomorrow

The Day After Tomorrow (2004) - IMDb

Antarctica is so vast that the pictures give you no sense of scale. The pencil-thin line across the satellite image of Pine Island Glacier (above) is actually more than 18 miles long, 800 feet across in places, and 180 feet deep.


18-Mile Crack Seen by NASA in Antarctic Glacier - Yahoo! News
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Old 02-03-2012, 10:35 AM
 
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"These things happen on a semi-regular basis in both the Arctic and Antarctic, but it's still a fairly large event"
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