Giant Iceberg breaks off from Antarctic ice shelf

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One of the largest icebergs in history has just broken off from an ice shelf in Antarctica.

At 6,000 square kilometres, it's the size of the Caribbean island of Trinidad.

Scientists fear the ice shelf itself might break up, and add to a rise in global sea levels.

Al Jazeera's Nick Clark explains.

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