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The Black Iceberg

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#1    Ligia Cabus

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 02:21 PM

New Zealand. The Black Iceberg

This photo of a Black Iceberg was posted on January 4, 2013 on Reddit and went viral with more than 1 million views in 24 hours. ...according to The Canadian Encyclopedia. "Black icebergs are of high density and bubble free; dark layers indicate the presence of rock materials derived from the base of the parent glacier. Occasionally, rocks may be found on the original upper surface of the iceberg. As the iceberg melts, these materials precipitate into marine or lake sedimentS...


Glacier Explorers Boat trip on Tasman Glacier Lake - New Zealand

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 03:58 PM

Thanks for posting, never heard of a black iceberg before.  Bet they would be hard to see at night before radar.

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 05:04 PM

Wow! I never knew such a thing could exist!

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 05:04 PM

Iceberg's are amazing naturalistic art.

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