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Scraping icebergs trigger sea-floor landslides — and the risk is growing

Aerial photograph of a ship in a fjord, with an iceberg in the distance.

Data collected by the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Hudson helped to determine that an iceberg (pictured) triggered an underwater landslide in early September 2018. Credit: A. Normandeau et al./Nature Geosci.

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Nature 595, 152 (2021)




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