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What happened to the iceberg which sank the Titanic?

What happened to the iceberg which sank the Titanic?
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Key Info
  • What happened to the iceberg which sank the Titanic?
  • Duration: 01:29
  • Footage from the Atlantic shows the diminishing size of an iceberg as it moves into warmer waters. In late April 1912, a thousand miles from its birthplace, the iceberg which sank the Titanic will have melted away.
  • Subject:

    Geography

       Topic:

    Weather and Climate

  • Keywords: Titanic, iceberg, Atlantic, Gulf Stream, Greenland, climate
Ideas for use in class
  • This material would be of interest to pupils studying natural hazards or climate change and the journey of an iceberg from when it breaks away from the ice field until its end. The material would also be of interest to pupils studying famous events in history. Use it to stimulate further research. See also: How icebergs are formed and How does an iceberg melt?
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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