Dramatic video shows enormous glacier collapse during same week as Antarctica's hottest recorded temperature

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The William Glacier in Antarctica partially collapsed in the same week as Antarctica's hottest recorded day at 65ºF. It lasted for several minutes and stretched half a mile. "The whole face of the glacier, as you're looking at it right now, is a completely different vista to what it was two days ago," said Simon Wallace, chief officer of the James Clark Ross.

See the enormous glacier collapse above.

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