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From the Arctic ice island broke off a huge

December 30 2006
13:46

From an ice shelf in Canada's Arctic, broke a giant piece of size 11 000 soccer fields. The mass of ice drift is the start 16 months ago off the coast of Ellesmere Island, which lies approximately 800 km from the North Pole, but then it was not anyone noticed., Newsru.com reports with reference to AP

Drifting ice island, leaving behind a trail of rubble ice, the scientists found on satellite images. Warwick Vincent of Laval University, engaged in the study of the Arctic zone, could not believe my eyes when I saw near that giant ice floe. According to him, "this great and at the same time disturbing event. This means that we lose the unique features of the Canadian North, there were many thousands of years. We are crossing climate threshold, and this indicates the beginning of accelerated climate change "

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