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A Challenge Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg

Priya Johnson Nov 13, 2020
Is your knowledge limited to only the tip of the iceberg? Let's get to the bottom and find out...
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Icebergs can drift along for several years and even decades in the sea before they actually melt away.
Did You Know?
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Just as no two snowflakes are alike, no two icebergs are alike. How fascinating! Each one varies in shape, size, and structure.
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Over 40,000 icebergs break free from glaciers and float into the oceans and seas every year. That's a large number!
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New icebergs appear beautifully white, however, with time, and as they age they may develop a bluish, greenish, or even a pinkish hue.
Quick Fact
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Icebergs can float because their density is lower than the density of water.
Quick Fact
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Smaller icebergs are a big threat to ships because they may not be easily visible to sailors.
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The International Ice Patrol was established in 1914, post the RMS Titanic tragedy.
Amazing Fact
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Icebergs are not salty even though they float in salty water. They are formed from pure water which was compressed to form ice.
Amazing Fact
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Scientists and researchers have found that when icebergs melt they create marine-life hotspots.
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Even though icebergs float on oceans and seas, they are actually formed on land.
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Since the establishment of the Iceberg Patrol in 1914, not one person has lost their life due to a collision with an iceberg.
Intriguing Fact
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Some icebergs even have stripe patterns on them due to the climate changes and weathering that they've encountered.
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