Pine Island Glacier’s Newest Iceberg

Satellite image showing the Pine Glacier

Detailed Description

Pine Island Glacier in Antarctica has snapped off its share of icebergs in recent years. The frequency of noteworthy breaks is evidence that the ice shelf is becoming increasingly fragile. The latest iceberg cracked off the end of the Pine Island Glacier ice shelf around September 23, 2017.


Image Dimensions: 1200 x 331

Date Taken:

Lat / Long: -74.994363000000 / -101.273620000000

Location Taken: AQ