Saturday, 29 January 2022

Tag Archives: Antarctica

Chile military plane goes missing with 38 on board

SANTIAGO: Chile’s air force lost radio contact with a transport plane carrying 38 people on a flight on Monday evening to the country’s base in Antarctica, and authorities indicated several hours later that they were not optimistic about the aircraft’s fate. The military said earlier that it had declared an ...

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Trillion-tonne iceberg breaks off Antarctica

WASHINGTON:  An iceberg with size bigger than the US state of Delaware, one of the largest ever seen, was set adrift after snapping from a West Antarctic ice shelf that will be closely watched for signs of collapse, scientists said Wednesday. A crack in the Larsen C ice shelf, a ...

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An Adélie penguin stands on pack ice. The world’s largest marine reserve aimed at protecting the pristine wilderness of Antarctica will be created after a “momentous” agreement was finally reached with Russia dropping its long-held opposition

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