Earth  ID: 2838

Iceberg B-15A: Sample Composite

A 100 mile long iceberg, named B-15A, cracked in two between October 7th and 9th, 2003. B-15A broke off Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf in 2000. Since its calving in 2000, it has made delivery of fuel and supplies to McMurdo Station difficult.

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Alex Kekesi (GST): Lead Animator
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Additional credit goes to Canadian Space Agency, RADARSAT International Inc.
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Iceberg B-15A

SVS >> Iceberg
SVS >> McMurdo
GCMD >> Location >> Antarctica
SVS >> Glaciers
NASA Science >> Earth

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version

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