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Locating Icebergs with Satellite Images

Can you spot the iceberg in the satellite image below? If so, click near the center of what you think is the iceberg.


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This application teaches users to identify tabular icebergs

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About this Iceberg

Tabular icebergs, like the one depicted here, are huge structures that break off from the Arctic and Antarctic ice shelves. Satellites offer the best way to observe iceberg location and movement.

Learn how YOU can find icebergs

This lesson will teach you how expert iceberg hunters track icebergs by following the three steps below. After you learn this material, you'll be able to locate a real iceberg using real satellite images on the Web.

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(Roll your mouse over each step above for a brief description.)

Estimated completion time: 15-20 minutes


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