List of recorded icebergs by area

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This is a list of icebergs by total area.

Iceberg Surface (km²) Maximum length (km) Maximum width (km) Year recorded Picture Reference
B-15 11,000 295 37 2000
Iceberg B-15A drifting toward the Drygalski Ice Tongue prior to the collision, 2 January 2005 (NASA)
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A-68 5,800 200 2017
Calving crack in the Larsen C ice shelf
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B-9 5,390 1987
Iceberg B-9B colliding with the Mertz Glacier Tongue calving the Mertz iceberg, 20 February 2010
B-17B 140 1999
NOAA satellite image of Iceberg B-17B, December 11, 2009.
C-19 5,500 2002
Iceberg C-19 breaking off from the Ross Ice Shelf, 11 May 2002, image:DMSP.
D-16 310 2006
Petermann Ice Island (2010) 260 2010
A-38 6,900 144 48 1998
The split of the A38-B iceberg is recorded in this series of images. The iceberg was originally part of the massive A-38 iceberg, which broke from the Ronne Ice Shelf in Antarctica
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B-15A 3,100 2003
B-31 660 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ Goering, Laurie (24 March 2000). "Mammoth Iceberg Is Born In Antarctic". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 18 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Giant iceberg splits from Antarctic". BBC. 12 July 2017. 
  3. ^ "Massive iceberg breaks away from Antarctica". CNN. 12 July 2017. Retrieved 13 July 2017. 
  4. ^ NASA (April 24, 2004). "The A38-B Iceberg Splits". Retrieved 24 April 2014.