More daytime images of the Larsen C iceberg have come in, and they’re amazing

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In July, one of the largest icebergs ever recorded — measuring in at about the size of Delaware and containing a volume of ice twice the size of Lake Erie — broke off the Larsen C Ice Shelf in northwest Antarctica. 

The event, which took place during the frigid blackness of the Antarctic winter, was detected using satellite instruments that could pierce the darkness to sense the ice below. As the austral spring dawns, scientists are now being granted their first glimpses of the new iceberg during the daytime. 

And the images are incredible. 

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