About five years ago when we had an El Nino event and the sea ice in that area was GROWING, all you heard from Live Science was;
Antarctic Ice Rift Growing, Satellite Images Show
By OurAmazingPlanet Staff | LiveScience.com
The giant fissure that was discovered last year in Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier widened and lengthened in recent months, new satellite images show.
The 18-mile-long (29 kilometers) rift foretells the start of a giant iceberg, and researchers have been monitoring the glacier since the fissure was discovered in 2011. The giant fissure was stable for several months, but in May it spawned a second crack.