The A68a iceberg is less than 200 metres deep, which means it could park dangerously close to the island of South Georgia. Photo: European Space Agency / AFP The A68a iceberg is less than 200 metres deep, which means it could park dangerously close to the island of South Georgia. Photo: European Space Agency / AFP
The A68a iceberg is less than 200 metres deep, which means it could park dangerously close to the island of South Georgia. Photo: European Space Agency / AFP
Antarctica

World’s biggest iceberg threatens remote penguin sanctuary in Antarctica

  • The iceberg split off in 2017 from Larsen Ice Shelf, which has warmed faster than any other part of Antarctica
  • Thousands of King penguins live on the island, alongside Macaroni, Chinstrap and Gentoo penguins

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The A68a iceberg is less than 200 metres deep, which means it could park dangerously close to the island of South Georgia. Photo: European Space Agency / AFP The A68a iceberg is less than 200 metres deep, which means it could park dangerously close to the island of South Georgia. Photo: European Space Agency / AFP
The A68a iceberg is less than 200 metres deep, which means it could park dangerously close to the island of South Georgia. Photo: European Space Agency / AFP
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