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Conger ice shelf has collapsed: what you need to know, according to experts

Steve Allen/Shutterstock Hilmar Gudmundsson, Northumbria University, Newcastle; Adrian Jenkins, Northumbria University, Newcastle, and Bertie Miles, University of Edinburgh East Antarctica’s Conger ice shelf – a floating platform the size of Rome – broke off the continent on March 15, 2022. Since the beginning of satellite observations in the 1970s, the tip of the shelf had been disintegrating into icebergs in …

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