Tallest iceberg

By | 2017-10-22T02:30:43+00:00 May 25, 2017|Oceanography, Records|

Tallest iceberg

Last updated: October 22, 2017 at 2:30 am

The tallest verified height for an iceberg is 167 m (550 ft). The iceberg extending out of the water to almost the height of the Washington Monument, was observed in Melville Bay (Greenland) in 1957.

SOURCE:
United States Coast Guard Navigation Center

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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.

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