Larsen C Ice Shelf Calving
Image captured on 23 July 2017, by the MODIS instrument, on board the Aqua satellite.
Image of the Larsen C Ice Shelf calving in the Weddell Sea, Antarctica. The calving occurred sometime between 10 - 12 July and the resulting iceberg is called A-68 (center of the image). This Brightness Temperature image was acquired on 23 July 2017 by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument, on board the Aqua satellite.
Sources: U.S. National Ice Center
Last Updated: Jun 4, 2019 at 9:54 AM EDT