I joke about there being 6-10 feet of snow still on the ground up here, but this is real.
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Satellite images show that a large hunk of Antarctica’s Wilkins Ice Shelf has started to collapse in a fast-warming region of the continent, scientists said on Tuesday. This series of satellite images shows the Wilkins Ice Shelf as it begins to break up. The large image is from March 6. The images at right, from top to bottom, are from Feb. 28, Feb. 29 and March 8. The images were processed from the MODIS satellite sensor flying on NASA’s Earth Observing System Aqua and Terra satellites.