The world’s largest avalanche spread over thousands of kilometers separated from Antarctica. An avalanche the size of the Spanish island of Majorca has split off the frozen shores of Antarctica and entered the Sea of Waddell. The European Space Agency said on Wednesday that it was the world’s largest avalanche floating on the surface of the water. According to Reuters. The avalanche, separated from the frozen shores of Antarctica, has been dubbed A76 by scientists.
According to the European Space Agency. The Copernicus Sentinel One mission has taken pictures of this huge avalanche.
Its surface area is 4,320 square kilometers and its length is 175 km while its width is 25 km.
he world’s largest avalanche spread over thousands of kilometers separated from Antarctica. In comparison, the famous Spanish tourist island of Majorca has an area of 3,640 square kilometers. Which means that it is even larger than the Spanish island. Rhode Island in the United States is even smaller with an area of 2,678 square kilometers. Named the A76, the world’s largest avalanche is separated from Antarctica’s. Weeping ice shelf and is the largest avalanche on Earth.
Even before that, a volcano was floating in the sea of Vidal. which has a size of 3,380 km. Its name is A23A.
Scientists said earlier this year that another avalanche in Antarctica. Which threatened a penguin island off the southern tip of South America had largely melted and broken into several pieces. Earlier this year, a large avalanche split into several pieces.
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The A76 was first discovered by the British Antarctic Survey. And confirmed by the US National Ice Center in Maryland. One of the many large sheets of ice floating in Antarctica is the cryo ice shelf which meets the land of the continent of Antarctica and extends to the surrounding oceans. It is a natural cycle for avalanches to separate from their shelves. But some ice shells have broken down rapidly over the past few years.
According to the US National Snow and Ice Data Center scientists believe that this could be due to climate change.