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Photo Reveals Giant Greenland Iceberg Heading to Sea

On July 31, a satellite showed the large iceberg had nearly reached the mouth of the fjord that houses Greenland's Petermann Glacier.

Giant iceberg's birth seen from space

August 3, 2012

A process more than a decade in the making reached its climatic moment the week of July 16, when a giant iceberg finally broke away from the floating end of Greenland's Petermann glacier — and a passing satellite captured the drama on camera. The massive 46-mile square berg is now headed out to sea. (Aug. 3)