Iceberg C-19

The iceberg C-19 / C-19A in the last years, updated May 2006
Iceberg C-19 breaking off from the Ross Ice Shelf, 11 May 2002, image:DMSP.

Iceberg that calved from the Ross Ice Shelf on May 2002 on a fissure scientists had been watching since the 1980s.

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The iceberg C-19 / C-19A in the last years, updated May 2006

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An iceberg in the Arctic Ocean

Iceberg

Piece of freshwater ice more than 15 m long that has broken off a glacier or an ice shelf and is floating freely in open water.

Piece of freshwater ice more than 15 m long that has broken off a glacier or an ice shelf and is floating freely in open water.

An iceberg in the Arctic Ocean
Northern edge of Iceberg B-15A in the Ross Sea, Antarctica, 29 January 2001
Grotto in an iceberg, photographed during the British Antarctic Expedition of 1911–1913, 5 Jan 1911
Different shapes of icebergs
Tabular iceberg, near Brown Bluff in the Antarctic Sound off Tabarin Peninsula
Non-tabular iceberg off Elephant Island in the Southern Ocean
One of the icebergs suspected of sinking the RMS Titanic; a smudge of red paint much like the Titanic red hull stripe was seen near its base at the waterline.
An iceberg being pushed by three U.S. Navy ships in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica
Iceberg A22A in the South Atlantic Ocean
Icebergs in Disko Bay
The calving of Iceberg A-38 off Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf
Iceberg pictured in the coat of arms of Ilulissat

2002, Iceberg C-19, 5500 km2

Luyendyk during his visit to New Zealand.

Bruce P. Luyendyk

American geophysicist and oceanographer, currently professor emeritus of marine geophysics at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

American geophysicist and oceanographer, currently professor emeritus of marine geophysics at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Luyendyk during his visit to New Zealand.

The expeditions followed closely upon the calving and breakout of the C-19 iceberg in 2002.