Climate Change: Largest Arctic Ice Shelf Breaks

Scientists say the breakup of the largest ice shelf in the Northern Hemisphere is evidence of global warming and a harbinger of future events.
September 23, 2003, 6am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"The largest ice shelf in the Northern Hemisphere has broken in two, draining a freshwater lake beneath the ice and providing further evidence of climate change in the Earth's Arctic reaches, scientists said yesterday...The Ward Hunt Shelf was the largest remaining piece of an ice shelf that a century ago rimmed the entire northern coast of Canada's Ellesmere Island, the northernmost land mass in North America, the researchers said in an upcoming article in Geophysical Research Letters."

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Published on Monday, September 22, 2003 in The Washington Post
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