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CALVING

Glacier Steep glacier on Coulman Island flows down into Ross Sea.

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The 40 m high edge of Ross Ice Shelf continually calves large icebergs.

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Ross Ice Shelf
Calving icebergs Calving icebergs split from the edge of Ross Ice Shelf near Cape Crozier.

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Aerial view of tabular icebergs calving from Mertz Glacier.

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Aerial view of calving icebergs


Icebergs / Calving. R. Kraft, 3/97, last modified 10/97.
Source: Gateway to Antarctica.