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Japan Tsunami Created Icebergs

Check out Bas Rutten's Liver Shot on MMA Surge: For the first time, scientists seem to have linked a catastrophic earthquake over a hemisphere away with the creation of icebergs off the coast of Antarctica. According to NASA, after the tsunami was created this March in Japan, it traveled for 18 hours over 8,000 miles to the south and broke-off massive icebergs from parts of an Antarctic ice shelf that hadn't moved in 46 years. Though the tsunami waves were only about a foot high when they reached Antarctica, their consistency was enough to crack the 260-foot-thick ice and split off icebergs with combined surface areas more than twice the size of Manhattan from the Sulzberger Ice Shelf. "This is an example not only of the way in which events are connected across great ranges of oceanic distance, but also how events in one kind of Earth system, i.e., the plate tectonic system, can connect with another kind of seemingly unrelated event: the calving of icebergs from Antarctica's ice sheet," NASA said in a statement.
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