The iceberg has calved: and it’s about 12%* of the ice shelf’s original size. That’s four times the size of London, a quarter of Wales, the size of Norfolk…. I could go on. The berg is 5,800 square kilometres and around a trillion tonnes.
* contrary to what I said in this tweet:
Satellite data shows the berg had separated at the time of the last Sentinel-1 satellite pass:
You can read my article in The Canary here.