An image captured earlier this morning by the Sentinel 1A satellite’s synthetic aperture radar reveals that another huge chunk of the Pine Island Glacier in Antarctica has broken loose:
P.S. Here’s an animation of the calving courtesy of Wipneus:
Via Stef Lhermitte on Twitter:
— Stef Lhermitte (@StefLhermitte) September 24, 2017
The latest image from Sentinel 1A:
Click it for a much closer look.
Another animation from Wipneus, showing the recently calved section of the Pine Island Glacier coming apart at the seams:
Another revealing image from Wipneus via the Arctic Sea Ice Forum:
New cracks are opening on the Pine Island Ice Shelf.