Larsen C ice shelf antarctica iceberg breaks away
Massive iceberg breaks away from Antarctica
01:50 - Source: CNN

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CNN  — 

This week, a trillion-ton hunk of ice broke off Antarctica.

You probably know that. It was all over the Internet.

Among the details that have been repeated ad nauseam: The iceberg is nearly the size of Delaware, which prompted some fun musing on Twitter about where exactly Delaw