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Break-up of the Wilkins Ice Shelf in Antarctica
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- Title Break-up of the Wilkins Ice Shelf in Antarctica
- Released 28/03/2008 12:13 pm
- Copyright ESA
This animation, comprised of images acquired by Envisat’s Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar (ASAR), highlights the rapid loss of ice on the Wilkins Ice Shelf from 26 February to 7 March 2008. Between 28 and 29 February, an area of about 400 sq km disintegrated into large and small icebergs within 24 hours.