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April 11, 2016

Nansen Ice Shelf, Antarctica Calving Event Occurs April 2016

Nansen Ice Shelf just north of Dryglaski Ice Tongue on April 2 with evident rift,blue arrows, and after calving two icebergs on April 7, A and B. Images from NASA MODIS The NIWA reported a calving event from the Nansen Ice Shelf on April 11, 2016. ¬†They are concerned about a mooring in Terra Nova Bay in front of the ice shelves. The area of the Nansen Ice Shelf is …