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Vol. 13, No. 31 Week of August 03, 2008
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Seven square mile ice chunk breaks off

Canada’s largest remaining ice shelf looses piece; shelf crack found in 2002; Ellesmere Island used to be ringed by an ice shelf

The Associated Press

Officials said July 29 a chunk of ice about seven square miles in size has broken off Canada’s largest remaining ice shelf. Trent University researcher Derek Mueller said he wouldn’t surprise him if even more ice broke off this summer from the Ward Hunt Ice Shelf, a vast frozen plain off the north c....


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