An Icy Break-Up at the Bottom of the World: Today's Pic

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The Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica.

This Nov. 10 NASA satellite photo shows an iceberg the size of Singapore parting ways with the Pine Island Glacier, on the western end of Antarctica. Scientists first noticed a break in the ice about two years ago. The section broke off on July 10 and remained more or less in place, before moving out to sea this week.

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