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By: Catie Leary on Aug. 13, 2010, 7:03 a.m.
Ice island 4 times larger than Manhattan

Photo: NASA

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Ice island

This Aug. 5 satellite image provided by NASA shows an ice island that has broken off the Petermann Glacier in northern Greenland.

A University of Delaware researcher says the floating ice sheet covers 100 square miles — more than four times the size of the island of Manhattan.