Nessie and Child (Nessling) - Bergs in Terra Nova Bay

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Nessie berg Terra Nova Bay

As ice bergs age, they split and tip up as they erode differentially above and below the water line. Over time, what started off as regular shapes become disordered and random until sometimes they can take on apparent shapes of things that we recognise in the way that clouds do.

Photo; © Mike Usher - Pictures from an icebreaker cruise to Eastern Antarctica.