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Vast cracks in Arctic ice


Evidence of the break-up of the Arctic ice-cap has emerged from research during an expedition by the Canadian military.

Scientists travelling with troops found major new fractures in giant ice shelves in Canada's far north. David Shukman reports.

First broadcast 23 May 2008


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