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NASA Scientists Get Close-Up View Of Antarctic Iceberg

Scientists are getting an aerial view of one the largest icebergs ever recorded off Antarctica. They’re trying to determine why it broke off from the ice shelf and how it may affect sea level rise.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Nathan Kurtz, project scientist with NASA’s Operation IceBridge.

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(Courtesy Nathan Kurtz/NASA)
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