On April 15, 1912, the Titanic—then the world’s largest and most luxurious passenger ship—sank to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean after hitting an iceberg, taking more than 1,500 lives with it. In 1985, the wreckage of the Titanic was discovered by a French and American expedition about 12,500 feet below the ocean’s surface, and since then, many artifacts from the ship have … [Read more...] about Color Photos Of The ‘Titanic’ That Bring It Back To Life
For a week, an iceberg as colossal as it is fragile held everyone in suspense. It arrived like a gargantuan beast that you hope won’t notice you, at the fishing village of Innaarsuit, Greenland, about five hundred miles north of the Arctic Circle. The iceberg posed a mortal threat to the village population of about a hundred and seventy people. Standing three hundred feet … [Read more...] about Climate Change and the Giant Iceberg Off Greenland’s Shore
Today I channeled my energy into this very unofficial but passionate petition for scientists to start drawing icebergs in their stable orientations. I went to the trouble of painting a stable iceberg with my watercolors, so plz hear me out.(1/4) pic.twitter.com/rtkCYub38b— Megan Thompson-Munson (@GlacialMeg) February 19, 2021 Megan Thompson-Munson’s watercolor painting of … [Read more...] about Does iceberg really float vertically?
Iceberg Alley, which stretches from the Arctic to the southeast coast of the island of Newfoundland, is the ideal location for iceberg viewing – even from your kitchen window while cooking the local favorite ‘Jiggs supper.’ You’ll never run out of icebergs to see if you live in Canada’s Iceberg Alley. And when the sea ice melts in the spring, they’ll appear even more … [Read more...] about Iceberg Alley: A View of Enormous Icebergs Drifting in Front of Your Window