April 5, 2013

‘Chasing Ice’ documents proof of disintegrating glaciers

There is a scene in the documentary “Chasing Ice” that shows the edge of the massive Ilulissat glacier in Greenland collapsing — or “calving” — and violently crashing into the sea below. The piece of ice that breaks away is compared to the size of lower Manhattan and appears taller than any building there.

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