This giant rectangular iceberg looks totally out of place in Antarctica

square iceberg

Humans tend to love right angles, but nature doesn't produce them on its own all that often. Some minerals and rock formations go square all on their own, but you don't usually see the same with ice. That is, unless you were a member of a recent scientific flight in Antarctica where a colossal iceberg was photographed looking like a perfectly sliced cube.

NASA showed off a fantastic snapshot of the iceberg on Twitter, revealing that the chunk is likely a piece of the Larsen C ice shelf that recently snapped off. Its strange appearance has captured the imaginations of many, but unfortunately, the explanation is a bit more mundane than some of the hilarious theories floating around.

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