Minimize Petermann Glacier, Greenland

This image acquired by the UK-DMC2 satellite in July 2012, shows a Manhattan-sized iceberg breaking away from the Petermann Glacier in a so-called 'calving' event.

The Petermann Glacier is located in Greenland, and connects Greenland's ice sheet to the Arctic Ocean. This image shows the large piece of ice that broke free on 15-16 July 2012.

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Credit: UK-DMC2 image © DMCii, 2012. All rights reserved.