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Largest ice break-up ever filmed

Largest ice break-up ever filmed

(3:49) Filmmaker James Balog describing the largest iceberg calving ever filmed: "It's like watching Manhattan breaking apart in front of your eyes". That was 7.4 cubic km of ice crashing off the Ilulissat glacier in Greenland. ChasingIce.co.uk

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Guest: Mister Unimpressed (991 days ago)
Had there been some sort of size reference in the footage, it might have been impressive.
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Had there been some sort of size reference in the footage, it might have been impressive.
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Trolltrawler Trolltrawler (991 days ago)
At 1.20 you can distinctly see a man waving a flag whilst dancing a jig. Oh no I was wrong because that would be extremely stupid. What the film does show you is a lump of ice 7.4 cubic kilometres in size which is bigger than quite a few blue whales.
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At 1.20 you can distinctly see a man waving a flag whilst dancing a jig. Oh no I was wrong because that would be extremely stupid. What the film does show you is a lump of ice 7.4 cubic kilometres in size which is bigger than quite a few blue whales.
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Guest: (991 days ago)
Agreed. From the speed of its movement, you can tell it's big, but 'big' barely covers the size although, as stated, some form of size comparison would've made it less 'hmmm' and more 'WOW'. Four out of ten.
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Agreed. From the speed of its movement, you can tell it's big, but 'big' barely covers the size although, as stated, some form of size comparison would've made it less 'hmmm' and more 'WOW'. Four out of ten.
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Guest: quiquirn (991 days ago)
seen worse
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seen worse
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Guest: (990 days ago)
I reckon you're volunteering to stand on the next one as it falls apart, to make it all seem more real to you?
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I reckon you're volunteering to stand on the next one as it falls apart, to make it all seem more real to you?
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Guest: hill man (990 days ago)
Latest comment: i don't give a flying fook, I live on the opposite side of the planet, away from this $hit, on top of a hill, burning my 75 litre cottage with a windscreen, so all is good. A -mer-dick-a fook ye...
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Latest comment: i don't give a flying fook, I live on the opposite side of the planet, away from this $hit, on top of a hill, burning my 75 litre cottage with a windscreen, so all is good. A -mer-dick-a fook ye...
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