Glacier Thought To Have Sunk Titanic Sets Record For Speed
Scientists claim a glacier in Greenland is moving at record speeds — now four times faster than it was in the 1990s.By Candice Aviles | February 4, 2014
The glacier many believe sunk the Titanic is setting a record for speed. Scientists claim it's now moving four times faster than it was in the 1990s.
"This is Greenland's largest glacier, the Jakobshavn. It's more than 4 miles wide and over 1,000 feet thick." (Via PBS)
The Jakobshavn is known as one of the fastest-moving glaciers in the world and has been documented moving 2.5 miles per year. (Via New Scientist, Jason Amundson)