The Larsen ice shelf has been slowly melting since the 1960’s and according to NASA is set to fall off creating an iceberg the size of Delaware.
NASA has spotted a massive rift in Antarctica, but the troubling details about the split is causing the agency to worry. The ice shelf in Larsen C that is close to breaking off is as big as the size of Delaware.
“The crack completely cuts through the Ice Shelf, but it does not go all the way across it – once it does, it will produce an iceberg roughly the size of the state of Delaware,” said NASA in a press release.
Oddly enough, directly before the 2016 Presidential Elections and the Antartica Ice Shelf Announcement John Kerry visited the region.
Kerry specifically went to the McMurdo Station which is a United States Antarctic research center on the south tip of Ross Island, which is in the New Zealand-claimed Ross Dependency on the shore of McMurdo Sound in Antarctica.
Many questions arise as to why Kerry is making such a trip; because weeks after Kerry’s return and Trump’s victory – NASA announced that the Larsen ice shelf is set to fall off over the next several years.
Is this propaganda regarding the ice shelf? Or is an ice rift the size of Delaware about to drop off into the drink? Just what was John Kerry up to in Antarctica?