Monday, November 23, 2009

Giant Ice Bergs

I usually don't copy world news post from other source, but this time, as I opened the webpage of Yahoo! I found this stunning, amazing and alarming news. This is worth sharing to all mankind since this concerns our earth;
SYDNEY (AFP) – More than 100, and possibly hundreds, of Antarctic icebergs are floating towards New Zealand in a rare event which has prompted a shipping warning, officials said on Monday.
An Australian Antarctic Division glaciologist said the ice chunks, spotted by satellite photography, had passed the Auckland Islands and were heading towards the main South Island, about 450 kilometres (280 miles) northeast.
Scientist Neal Young said more than 100 icebergs -- some measuring more than 200 metres (650 feet) across -- were seen in just one cluster, indicating there could be hundreds more.
He said they were the remains of a massive ice floe which split from the Antarctic as sea and air temperatures rise due to global warming. "All of these have come from a larger one that was probably 30 square kilometres (11.6 square miles) in size when it left Antarctica," Young told AFP.
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Cascia said...

Wow that is something else!


And have you read or saw, how now that the scientist who does the research about this thing are lying the whole time? And what did Al Gore says about himself now?

If we are getting a global warming, why is it that we are having such a very short summer.

Please do not rely on mass media for your education about the world. There are plenty of study out there that the sun is colder now than before.