Massive Iceberg Preparing to Break Free from Antarctic Glacier

November 4, 2011 Updated Nov 4, 2011 at 5:31 PM EDT

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Massive Iceberg Preparing to Break Free from Antarctic Glacier

November 4, 2011 Updated Nov 4, 2011 at 5:31 PM EDT

According to a MSNBC story, NASA scientists said a 340-square-mile iceberg could break off off an antarctic glacier in the near future after aerial data discovered a massive crack.

The crack is between 260 and 820 feet wide, and up to 195 feet deep, according to the MSNBC report.

Read the MSNBC story HERE.