Kinematic and seismic analysis of giant tabular iceberg breakup at Cape Adare, Antarctica

  title={Kinematic and seismic analysis of giant tabular iceberg breakup at Cape Adare, Antarctica},
  author={Seelye Martin and Robert M. Drucker and Richard C. Aster and Fred J. Davey and Emile A. Okal and Theodore A. Scambos and Douglas R. Macayeal},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research},
[1] Satellite imagery reveals that a series of large icebergs (B15B in April 2001, C19 in June 2003, and B15A in October 2005) broke up or fractured while exiting the Ross Sea in a narrowly defined area off Cape Adare, Antarctica. Examination of recent swath-mapped bathymetric observations revealed that the principle agent of these breakups is a previously unknown 9 km long ridge with minimum depths of 215 m that we call Davey Shoal. Satellite imagery shows that the icebergs are driven into the… 
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