We Have A Flake In Our Midst

Arcticio (@arcticio) says:

You call the ice flakes of first image an ice pack? Well, some euphemisms intend to amuse, lol.

Below is the image he is referring to , with the scale attached.


Those ice flakes are as large as 2000 km^2 or 30 Manhattans.  

If a Manhattan of ice calves off a glacier in Greenland, it is gargantuan world shattering news. But 30 Manhattans of unmelted MYI in the Arctic is a “flake”   

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9 Responses to We Have A Flake In Our Midst

  1. gator69 says:

    No wonder they are so very frightened of global warming. 😉

  2. squid2112 says:

    No Steven, I think Arcticio (@arcticio) meant say that Arcticio (@arcticio) is a flake. That makes a whole lot more sense.

  3. MFKBoulder says:

    could it be that the one “Manhattan” form the glacier is by far more ice than 30 Manhattan sea ice?!?
    I prefer smaler Manhattans
    Chereio old bugger….

  4. Frank Garrett says:

    The hottest temperature ever in alaska was 100f in the 1920s, you didn’t know that did you steve?

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