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Pine Island Glacier

Antarctic: TerraSAR-X sees crack in Pine Island Glacier

PIG is the longest and fastest-flowing glacier in the western Antarctic

The DLR-operated TerraSAR-X Earth observation satellite has documented the gradual propagation of the first crack in the Pine Island Glacier (PIG) over a period of several months.

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Fri, 12/07/2013 - 11:04