Tohoku Tsunami Creates Antarctic Icebergs

  • Released Friday, August 5th, 2011
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:53PM

Nearly 50 square miles of ice broke off the Sulzberger Ice Shelf on the coast of Antarctica, resulting from waves generated by the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in March 2011.

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  • Japan Tsunami Iceberg (ID: 2011089)
    Monday, August 8, 2011 at 4:00AM

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