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NASA’s photos of a perfectly rectangular iceberg in Antarctica are oddly satisfying

NASA released images of a rectangular iceberg in Antarctica. The photos were taken during Operation IceBridge, which tracks polar ice changes.
A photo of Antarctica's A-68 iceberg in September 2017.

Antarctica’s monster A68 iceberg is still alive — but the Maryland-size ice block just pivoted toward its doom

Antarctica's A68a iceberg, the continent's sixth-largest in recorded history, is still floating more than a year after it broke off. It weighs about 1 trillion tons, is about the size of Maryland, and is mostly intact. However, the ice block just made a big and fatal turn.
Iceberg A-68 (center) drifts off the Antarctic Peninsula in this daytime satellite image.

Watch a Delaware-size iceberg break off Antarctica and float away in an incredible new animation

See one of Antarctica's largest icebergs in history being born and how it's moved in nine months' worth of satellite images compressed into 10 seconds.