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Last week, we spoke about an ice shelf fragment — twice the size of Manhattan — that broke off of Greenland's Petermann Glacier and slipped into the sea.

NASA satellites showed that this month, the ice that blankets all of Greenland melted at an unprecedented rate.

These images show the extent of surface melt over Greenland’s ice sheet on July 8, left, and July 12, right. (AP /Nicolo E. DiGirolamo, SSAI/NASA GSFC, and Jesse Allen, NASA Earth Observatory)
These images show the extent of surface melt over Greenland’s ice sheet on July 8, left, and July 12, right. (AP /Nicolo E. DiGirolamo, SSAI/NASA GSFC, and Jesse Allen, NASA Earth Observatory)

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This segment aired on July 26, 2012.

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