Iceberg B-15T, Antarctica

$69.00 USD

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March 2016 marked the 16th year that iceberg B-15 remained afloat around Antarctica...at least what’s left of it. The berg first made its break from the Ross Ice Shelf in late March 2000. One of the largest icebergs ever observed, it measured about 170 miles (270 kilometers) long and 25 miles (40 kilometers) wide - almost as large as the state of Connecticut. Sixteen years later, the U.S. National Ice Center (NIC) reported that eight fragments of the original berg remain. NASA’s

Landsat 8 satellite captured this image on January 14, 2015. According to NIC’s weekly report from April 3, 2015, the largest surviving fragment was B-15T, which measured 32 miles (52 kilometers) long and 8 miles (13 kilometers) wide, as seen in this image offered by Customaps. Many icebergs get caught up in the currents circling Antarctica and then eventually spin off to the north and break up. However, bergs that stay trapped in cool coastal waters can persist for decades.

Credit: NASA Earth Observatory image by Customaps, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey.

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- POSTERS:

Our map posters are printed on a premium 10 mil (235 g/m2) thick cellulose based paper. Environmentally friendly, it is PVC free and recyclable. It features a satin finish with low glare. Saturated with latex for durable indoor and temporary outdoor use.

Strength, tear-resistance, flexibility, and the ability to fold without the image cracking are key benefits of our posters.

For our wallpaper, we use a PVC free, 10 mil (235 g/m2) stock that is pre-pasted with a water activated adhesive backing system, making it easy to install and just as easy to remove, while supporting LEED credit certification for green building applications. This high performance and dimensionally stable wallpaper is fiber based and incorporates 10% post-consumer waste in its construction. It features a satin finish with low glare.

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- PEEL & STICK WALL MURALS:

Our wall murals are made of a self-adhesive thin polyester fabric material. They have the look and feel of a very thin canvas and do not require use of wallpaper paste or any extra glue for hanging. Our map murals can easily be removed, leaving no trace or sticky residue on 99% of any surface! They can be moved and re-applied over and over again, as the adhesive does not weaken or strengthen over time. Stick your map for a day – or stick it for a decade – still removes with no issues. Our material is green, nontoxic and safe. We protect them with a transparent laminate, which allows you to clean your map with a damp sponge.

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Each wallpaper mural is divided into numbered panels, which are hung edge to edge. Each panel is approximately 2 feet (24") wide.