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Pacific Tsunami Creates Icebergs in Antarctica
August 12, 2011
Scientists were able to observe for the first time the power of an earthquake and tsunami to break off large icebergs a hemisphere away. The scientists observed directly the calving of two moderate-sized icebergs from the Sulzberger Ice Shelf in Antarctica following the March 2011 tsunami that originated with an earthquake off the coast of Japan.
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