Canada’s last fully intact Arctic ice shelf collapses

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News: The last fully intact ice shelf in the Canadian Arctic named Milne Ice Shelf has collapsed losing more than 40% of its area.

Facts:

  • Milne Ice Shelf: It is a fragment of the former Ellesmere Ice Shelf which is located in Nunavut, Canada. 
  • It is the second largest ice shelf in the Arctic Ocean and is situated on the north-west coast of Ellesmere Island.