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Two UK scientists keeping track of Manhattan size iceberg moving in the Southern ocean

Thursday, November 14th 2013 - 19:20 UTC
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An Iceberg, the size of Manhattan in area, was derived from the Pine Island Glacier, and is currently moving through the Southern Ocean. To keep track of its movements and melting Professor Grant Bigg of UK's University of Sheffield has been awarded a £50,000 grant from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) for the 6 month project. Read full article

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  • Briton

    Apparently CFK is watching this with interest,
    She is convinced the British are using a secret weapon to steer the ice burg up to the Falklands for defence research.

    Apparently the nasty British are going to try and sink the argentine navy [what’s left of it] and leave no evidence,

    So they say ??
    .

    Nov 14th, 2013 - 07:45 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britworker

    We are tracking it from Queen Elizabeth land :-)

    Nov 14th, 2013 - 08:41 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • redp0ll

    @1 Made out of pycrete perhaps and called Habbakuk?

    Nov 14th, 2013 - 09:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Trunce!

    I can see a territorial claim developing, but perhaps not - doesn't Agieland own all Antarctica and therfore, any bits that fall off.

    Nov 15th, 2013 - 08:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Forgetit86

    Pretty boy. Britards are so pretty.

    Nov 16th, 2013 - 07:05 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Monkeymagic

    Perhaps this is the mythical “Malvinas” Island....?

    Nov 16th, 2013 - 09:06 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Poor Argentina.lol

    Nov 16th, 2013 - 07:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • reality check

    Scotch on the rocks please.

    Nov 16th, 2013 - 07:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    @5 why thank you kind sir!
    PS. What is this word 'britard' with which you pepper your posts? Is it from fairyland, like 'islas malvinas'?

    @6 haha! Found at last! Thanks for clearing that up!

    Nov 17th, 2013 - 05:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Falkland Islands

    @5 Forgetit86 : Pretty boy. Britards are so pretty, they kicked Argentinas arse and made them cry. Don't judge people by their looks, they might just eat you alive.

    Nov 18th, 2013 - 11:51 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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