posted on Sep, 11 2010 @ 05:14 AM
The largest piece is approximately 152 square kilometers in diameter, or around 2.5 times the size of the New York borough of Manhattan, while the
smaller piece is around 84 square kilometers, he
There's a satellite image in the link although it's difficult to see.
The title is from the source, not mine. This is the same ice island that calved from Greenland's Petermann Glacier and made news headlines last
month. It hit an island and they believe combined forces have caused it to break into two pieces. They speculate that the change in its mass will
affect its movement and will probably move faster than it was previously.
I don't recall any speculation of it breaking into pieces although I didn't follow the development very closely. Although it's inevitable that
climate change will enter the discussion I bring this forward simply for what it is; an ice island that split in two.