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Icebergs B15F and B15K
The Terra satellite captured an image on the 5th January, 2010, of the Icebergs B15F (left) and B15K (right) that broke off the Princess Martha Coast in Antarctica.

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On the 10th January, 2010, the Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite captured an image of an iceberg that had broken off the Mertz glacier tongue. The iceberg is now heading into the Southern Ocean.

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The Mertz Glacier is a heavily crevassed glacier in Antarctica, about 72 km long and averaging 32 km wide. It reaches the sea between Cape De la Motte and Cape Hurley where it continues as a large glacier tongue.
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The largest remaining piece of the B17-B iceberg is now drifting northward into the southern Indian Ocean, southwest of Australia.

NASA and ESA satellites have sighted the iceberg about one thousand kilometres from the coast of South Australia. It seems that the big block of ice, great more or less as the city of Bologna, broke off from the Ross Ice Shelf  in Antarctica a decade ago, the source of other large B series icebergs.
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A massive iceberg edging slowly toward Australia's southwestern coast is breaking up into hundreds of smaller icebergs as it drifts into warmer waters, creating potentially hazardous conditions for ships trying to navigate the region, a scientist said Tuesday.
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Scientists have reported a giant iceberg over twice the size of Sydney Harbour is on a slow but steady collision course with Australia, according to the Telegraph UK.
Researchers at the Australian Antarctic Division (ADD) spotted the 12 mile-long and 5-mile wide chunk of ice floating close to the mainland.
The iceberg, known as B17B, is currently drifting 1,000 miles from Australia's west coast and is gradually moving north with the ocean current and prevailing wind.
Should the iceberg eventually reach Australian waters, it would crash into the continental shelf causing a three to four magnitude tremor, according to Dr. Neal Young, a glaciologist working for the ADD.

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'Icebergs heading to New Zealand'
A warning is issued to ships in the southern Pacific after more than 100 iceberg were spotted drifting towards New Zealand.


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A flotilla of hundreds of icebergs that split off Antarctic ice shelves is drifting toward New Zealand and could pose a risk to ships in the south Pacific Ocean, officials said Tuesday
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