A quill is a real ice island of extraordinary size, over 5000 square kilometers of surface, a thick ice mass 200 meters
In the end it got off: it was imminent, it happened. There were less than 5 kilometers of ice to hold a large portion - 5,800 square kilometers, more than 12% of the total - of the Larsen C ice-ditch anchored to Antarctica and are now skipped. The posting took place between Monday and today, the day when the announcement was made. The event was expected, the split progression had tripled its speed between 24 and 27 June last, reaching over ten meters a day, the highest recorded so far.