Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.

This February 2017 frame from video provided by the British Antarctic Survey shows the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica. A vast iceberg with twice the volume of Lake Erie broke off from the Larsen C ice shelf, scientists said Wednesday, July 12, 2017. The iceberg is described as weighing 1 trillion tons (1.12 trillion U.S. tons).
This February 2017 frame from video provided by the British Antarctic Survey shows the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica. A vast iceberg with twice the volume of Lake Erie broke off from the Larsen C ice shelf, scientists said Wednesday, July 12, 2017. The iceberg is described as weighing 1 trillion tons (1.12 trillion U.S. tons).

    JUST WATCHED

    Massive iceberg breaks away from Antarctica

MUST WATCH

Massive iceberg breaks away from Antarctica

An iceberg the size of Delaware breaks off the Antarctic peninsula. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.

Massive iceberg breaks away from Antarctica

An iceberg the size of Delaware breaks off the Antarctic peninsula. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.