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University of Colorado at Boulder

Wilkins Ice Shelf

Caption: This series of satellite images shows the Wilkins Ice Shelf as it begins to break up. The large image is from March 6. The images at right, from top to bottom, are from Feb. 28, Feb. 29 and March 8. The images were processed from the MODIS satellite sensor flying on NASA's Earth Observing System Aqua and Terra satellites.

Credit: Images courtesy NSIDC, NASA, University of Colorado.

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