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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.

Antarctica’s giant iceberg has been photographed in striking new detail

A break in Antarctica's cloudy winter gave two satellites a crystal-clear view of the Delaware-size iceberg that broke off the Larsen C ice shelf.

Scientists say the Delaware-size iceberg that broke off Antarctica could have happened without global warming

There's no direct evidence that rising temperatures caused iceberg A-68 to calve. But some scientists are pushing back on claims that it was a "natural" event.

A surprisingly subtle force may have broken off one of the largest icebergs ever recorded

Antarctica researchers say little puddles of water can add up to an effect that can destabilize entire ice shelves.

Antarctica just shed one of the largest icebergs the world has ever seen — these size comparisons reveal how big it really is

The scale of Antarctica's new 1.1-trillion-ton iceberg boggles the mind when compared to more familiar objects and locations.

Antarctica just shed a 1.1-trillion-ton iceberg — here’s where it may float

A block of frozen water twice the size of Lake Erie has calved from Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf. Here's where the huge iceberg could wander.