Widening chasm gives rise to Antarctic iceberg larger than Los Angeles

A widening chasm in Antarctica‘s Brunt Ice Shelf, which forced Britain’s Halley Research Station to be moved to safety Several years ago, it finally broke in two, giving birth to a massive iceberg more than 30 kilometers (20 miles) across.

The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) reported on Monday (January 23) that the giant iceberg had “break away” from the floating surface. freezer on Sunday (January 22), between 2 pm and 3 pm EST (1900 GMT and 2000 GMT), during an exceptionally high sea tide, known as a spring tide, when the moon and sun are facing each other other.