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Ross Ice Shelf

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Ross Ice Shelf Research | Continent 7: Antarctica

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This is what an Antarctic Ice Shelf sounds like

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Colossal Antarctic ice shelf collapse followed last ice age

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ALAMO float deployment near Ross Ice Shelf

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Seismic waves make Antarctica's ice shelves sing

The Ross Ice Shelf is the largest ice shelf of Antarctica. It is several hundred metres thick. The nearly vertical ice front to the open sea is more than 600 kilometres (370 mi) long, and between 15 and 50 metres high above the water surface. Ninety percent of the floating ice, however, is below the water surface.