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Stephan

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Re: Halley base shut down and new crack in Brunt shelf
« Reply #100 on: June 15, 2019, 11:35:42 AM »
OK. I could not detect this tiny crack in the animation above.
Nevertheless I wonder about the stability of all the ice with a lot of thick cracks W and N of that ice rumple. In my lay man opinion it should have calved already...

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Re: Halley base shut down and new crack in Brunt shelf
« Reply #101 on: June 15, 2019, 12:15:42 PM »
For how i understand it, to become loose, it also needs to melt from the bottom.

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Re: Halley base shut down and new crack in Brunt shelf
« Reply #102 on: June 15, 2019, 11:57:39 PM »
That makes more sense. I saw several cracks that I thought should let it break free but the just seemed to get snowed over and disappear. Thanks BL

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Re: Halley base shut down and new crack in Brunt shelf
« Reply #103 on: June 16, 2019, 05:35:16 AM »
Welcome, Interstitial. :)