When we think of icebergs, it’s hard not to think of Leonardo DiCaprio. But these ice chunks do more than antagonize Jack and Rose’s Titanic love fest.
To earn the title of “iceberg,” the ice must measure in at more than 16 feet across. Most of them can be found floating about in the North Atlantic and the waters surrounding Antarctica. While icebergs pose a threat to ships, these impressive chunks of icehelp scientists and oceanographers better understand glaciers, global warming, currents and ocean circulation. Check out these 25 stunning icebergs:
Still not quite sure how icebergs are created? Check out this clip, which shows an iceberg calving from a larger glacier: