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World's largest iceberg - slightly bigger than Majorca - breaks off Antarctica
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World's largest iceberg - slightly bigger than Majorca - breaks off Antarctica

May 20th 2021, 11:19 AM 27,143 Views 18 Comments

The iceberg is around 170 kilometres long and 25 kilometres wide, and is floating through the Weddell Sea.

Receding Chilean glacier a 'sign of accelerating climate change'
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Receding Chilean glacier a 'sign of accelerating climate change'

Mar 15th 2019, 10:10 PM 17,220 Views 68 Comments

The 270 square kilometer glacier receded by 500 meters , more than half the amount lost over the previous decade.

Greenland villagers moved to higher ground as vast iceberg threatens flooding
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Greenland villagers moved to higher ground as vast iceberg threatens flooding

Jul 15th 2018, 7:21 PM 33,537 Views 18 Comments

There are fears it could flip or that sections could break off.

This plan could see an iceberg being towed to Cape Town to ease drought conditions
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This plan could see an iceberg being towed to Cape Town to ease drought conditions

Jul 7th 2018, 9:45 AM 29,425 Views 34 Comments

Earlier this year, Cape Town came within weeks of forcing residents to queue for water rations at public stations as a result of a drought.

A trillion-tonne iceberg has snapped off west Antarctica
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A trillion-tonne iceberg has snapped off west Antarctica

Jul 12th 2017, 2:28 PM 29,046 Views 55 Comments

A team of researchers said it had no immediate impact on the sea level.

A huge chunk of ice 60 storeys high is about to break off Antarctica
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A huge chunk of ice 60 storeys high is about to break off Antarctica

Jul 6th 2017, 8:21 AM 44,801 Views 67 Comments

The Larsen C shelf would be one of the biggest icebergs in history.

You can now buy 'luxury' water from melted icebergs for €94
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You can now buy 'luxury' water from melted icebergs for €94

Feb 18th 2017, 10:00 AM 15,442 Views 57 Comments

It has a superior mouth feel, apparently.

Deep, deep blue: This is what a flipped-over iceberg looks like
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Deep, deep blue: This is what a flipped-over iceberg looks like

Jan 24th 2015, 8:30 PM 48,326 Views 27 Comments

Incredible beauty.

VIDEO: ‘That day was almost our last’ – narrow escape from ‘iceberg tsunami’
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VIDEO: ‘That day was almost our last’ – narrow escape from ‘iceberg tsunami’

Jul 23rd 2012, 9:30 PM 12,023 Views 24 Comments

Like the guy says: “Wow.”

Cold mountain: This is the iceberg that sank the Titanic
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Cold mountain: This is the iceberg that sank the Titanic

Apr 14th 2012, 8:30 PM 24,276 Views 40 Comments

The significance of this picture was only discovered long after it was taken by a seaman on another liner cruising off Newfoundland at the time Titanic sank.

Who owns the Titanic, and who can dive at the wreck?
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Who owns the Titanic, and who can dive at the wreck?

Apr 14th 2012, 12:00 PM 47,533 Views 12 Comments

TheJournal.ie has been looking into issues surrounding the Titanic disaster 100 years after the ship struck an iceberg and sank on its maiden voyage.

17 bits of tacky Titanic memorabilia
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17 bits of tacky Titanic memorabilia

Apr 13th 2012, 7:30 AM 10,744 Views 21 Comments

From shower curtains to inflatable slides, here are some of the items you may not want to mark the disaster’s 100th anniversary with…

Researchers finish first complete map of Titanic debris site
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Researchers finish first complete map of Titanic debris site

Mar 8th 2012, 5:59 PM 4,337 Views 7 Comments

The ship sank one hundred years ago next month on its maiden voyage across the Atlantic.

Titanic memorial cruise sells out for 100th anniversary voyage
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Titanic memorial cruise sells out for 100th anniversary voyage

Jan 13th 2012, 2:07 PM 4,365 Views 20 Comments

Cruise following the route of the Titanic’s maiden journey is to set sail from Southampton in April 2012.

Got €150million to spare? How about 5,000 items from the Titanic...
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Got €150million to spare? How about 5,000 items from the Titanic...

Jan 1st 2012, 8:00 AM 2,280 Views 3 Comments

The treasure trove of personal items and sections of the huge liner’s hull is up for sale – 100 years after the Titanic sank.