Video Of The Week - Iceberg Flip Caught On Tape

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When we read about Icebergs it is usually in association with them melting and turning into a pools of liquid, but these solid chunks of frozen water are also capable of performing quick flips - Something that has been known about, but never caught on camera, until now.

The amazing video captured by a tourist visiting Upsala Glacier that is located inside Argentina's Los Glaciares Park, shows an iceberg suddenly disappearing below the surface of the water and then magically reappearing, creating giant waves and spray around.

According to scientists, icebergs flip because they become unbalanced and collapse after some parts melt. However, since they are still in solid state, they re-emerge almost instantly albeit, in a different shape. This flipping iceberg is part of a 60 kilometer glacier that was once the biggest in South America. However, like others, this one too has been melting at a slow but steady pace of about 200 meters (650 feet), annually.

Resource: Dailymail.co.uk

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  • Wyomissing Friday, May 31, 2019 at 7:28 am
    OMG
    • PlayerSaturday, February 9, 2019 at 3:18 pm
      K can't see the video😱
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        • hiThursday, March 9, 2017 at 5:46 am
          cool
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