Thwaites: Antarctic glacier heading for dramatic change

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At present, the eastern shelf, which has a width of about 40km, moves forward at about 600m per year. The coming change in status will probably see the following ice jump in speed to about 2km per year – the same as the current velocity recorded in the 60km-wide western sector.

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