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Icebergs, Antarctic Peninsula

Huge icebergs are breaking of every year from the huge Antarctic ice sheet, the largest single mass of ice on Earth. About 61% of all fresh water on Earth is held in the Antarctic ice sheet, an equivalent to 70 m of water in the world's oceans.

Year: 2016

From album: Antarctic biodiversity

Photographer: Peter Prokosch

Tags: Antarctica Arctic Atlantic change climate Environmental Global ocean Pacific Southern worldwide

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