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7 January 2019

Muller Ice Shelf, Antarctica 2018 Calving Event

Comparison of the ice front-yellow dots, icebergs-pink arrow and rifting-blue arrow in March 2018 and November 2018 Landsat images. A=Antevs Glacier, B=Bruckner Glacier, H=Humphreys Island and M=Muller Ice Shelf. New iceberg is at the lowest pink arrow adjacent to western calving front. Muller Ice Shelf is on the west side of the Antarctic Peninsula and  is one of the smallest remaining ice shelves covering 40 km2 in 2007. It is …

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8 December 2017

Muller Ice Shelf, Antarctica Retreat and Rift Zone Expansion

Muller Ice Shelf (M) in 1989 and 2017 Landsat images fed by the Antevs (A) and Bruckner Glacier (B). The ice front is shown with yellow dots with separate calving margins on either side of Humphrey Island (H).  The blue arrow indicates a developing rifted zone of melange ice.  The pink arrows point out icebergs among sea ice.  Muller Ice Shelf is on the west side of the Antarctic Peninsula …

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