Greenland’s Largest Glacier Crashed Into The Sea

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News: A massive chunk of ice of the Nioghalvfjerdsfjorden glacier has broken off because of warmer temperatures in Greenland.

Facts:

  • Nioghalvfjerdsfjorden glacier sometimes referred to as “79 N Glacier is located in Northeast Greenland.It is the Arctic’s largest ice shelf.

Additional Facts:

Other Glaciers in News:

  • Thwaites Glacier: It is located in western Antarctica and flows into Pine Island Bay, a part of the Amundsen Sea.
  • Okjökull (Ok glacier): It was a glacier located in western Iceland on top of the shield volcano Ok.It is the first glacier lost to climate change in the world.