The largest existing iceberg erupts from Antarctica



The iceberg, the size of the island of Corsica, the largest in the world, broke off from the Ronne ice in Antarctica, according to images from the satellite of the European program Copernicus, the European Space Agency announced.

The iceberg, called A-76, is about 170 km long and 25 km wide, with a total area of ​​4,320 km2. It erupted in the Weddel Sea, according to a statement issued by the agency on Wednesday. It was originally spotted by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), a British polar research organization with a base nearby.



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