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Iceberg twice size of Luxembourg

VileReynard
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Iceberg twice size of Luxembourg

Iceberg twice size of Luxembourg breaks off Antarctic ice shelf

Satellite data confirms ‘calving’ of 5,800 sq km iceberg from Larsen C ice shelf, which has changed the shape of the Antarctic peninsula

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jul/12/giant-antarctic-iceberg-breaks-free-of-larsen-c-ice-sh...

Is Luxembourg bigger than Wales, then? Cheesy

 

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Re: Iceberg twice size of Luxembourg

Ah, but does the iceberg have Mr Juncker?

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Re: Iceberg twice size of Luxembourg

Going back to my GCSE Geography, Doesn't Antartica have land underneath it, where the North Pole doesn't?
(This was a while ago, so I am probably wrong). One of them does I am sure. Tongue

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Re: Iceberg twice size of Luxembourg

Yes Antarctica is on a land mass. Lots of coal there apparently. 

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Re: Iceberg twice size of Luxembourg

I've done some googling. The iceberg is a little bit bigger than Norfolk.   (Wales is nearly 4 times bigger.)  

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Re: Iceberg twice size of Luxembourg

Yebbut how many Olympic-sized swimming pools does it cover?

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Re: Iceberg twice size of Luxembourg

Noooo

Here in Wales we lose out yet again! Wink

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Re: Iceberg twice size of Luxembourg

What? You want glacial ice covering Wales?

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Re: Iceberg twice size of Luxembourg

@nozzer I thought football pitches was the standard measurement of area for the tabloid-reading public.


AlaricAdair wrote:

What? You want glacial ice covering Wales?

Well, it's happened before.


 

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Re: Iceberg twice size of Luxembourg

Or Olympic sized swimming pools...

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Re: Iceberg twice size of Luxembourg


Minivanman wrote:

Noooo

Here in Wales we lose out yet again! Wink


Why have you missed out ?

Thanks to those glaciers you have all those wonderful valleys and hills !

Is,'Hill's' the correct word ?

In Scotland it's munroes of those over a certain height, in England it's fells.

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@gleneagles

"Thanks to those glaciers you have all those wonderful valleys and hills ! Is,'Hill's' the correct word?"

As an Englishman long living in Wales I'm not sure about that - just mountains and valleys I suppose, but I guess there must be a collective noun for them in Welsh  Smiley 

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Re: Iceberg twice size of Luxembourg

Well i`ll go to the top of our stairs, you learn something new every day.Smiley

or foot, depends which end you are at.

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Re: Iceberg twice size of Luxembourg

My English teacher at school always used to say (and I do mean always!)  "Well I'll go to Trent!" . Nottingham lad.

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Not heard that one, is it anything to do with the famous  cricket ground.Smiley