This material helps to connect this new concept with additional related information about icebergs.

For iceberg hunters on the seas, the term “iceberg” alone is inadequate. Icebergs may be described as tabular, dome shaped, pinnacled, drydock, glacier, weathered, tilted or blocky.  Several different types of icebergs are shown below including the tabular iceberg previously defined.

4 images of different types of icebergs

Interesting factoid: The iceberg the Titanic hit was estimated to be 50 to 100 feet high and 200 to 400 feet long. Based on eye witness reports it appeared to be a nontabular iceberg.

Images from the US coastguard and the Technical University of Munich.