Christchurch Quake Cracks Glacier

The New Zealand earthquake broke an iceberg the size of 20 football fields off the country’s longest glacier.

A huge vertical slab calved off the front of the Tasman Glacier … into Tasman Lake after the 6.3-magnitude quake had hit Tuesday afternoon. …

The chunk is estimated to have been three-fourths of a mile (1,200 meters) long by 250 feet (75 meters) wide

New Zealand Earthquake Spurs Giant Glacier Collapse

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