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More than Brexit, #Bergexit should worry you and it's just moments away
At a time when the President of the world's strongest country is in denial of climate change, the worst is about to happen.

Antarctica is moments away from suffering one of the biggest ice breaks in recent history. As per European Space Agency, this ice-break will eventually lead to eating away at a barrier that prevents ice from flowing to the sea.

In an attempt to bring more world attention to it, netizens have coined the term 'Bergexit' for it – on lines of Brexit – Britain leaving Europe.

This part of Antarctica has been named as Larsen C ice shelf and is being monitored by the Copernicus Sentinel-1 radar pair. As per the observations, the crack is now around 200 km long and is joined to the main ice block by just 5 km of contact with the main ice block.

Though this is not the first time a block of ice is separating from Antarctica, but the separation of Larsen C is worrisome because this will be one of the largest ice-breaks in history. Scientists have claimed that this will deepen the crisis of climate change in which this planet has been deeply trapped.

The European Space Agency has said that the break away piece is expected to be about 620 feet thick containing about 277 cubic miles of ice. Not only that but below the surface, the iceberg could reach a depth of nearly 700 feet.

Researchers have also warned that Bergexit, could pose a great danger to maritime traffic given the size of the piece. And this danger continues whether the break away part remains as a whole (which is unlikely) or breaks away further into smaller pieces.

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