Nightly News | November 03, 2011
BRIAN WILLIAMS, anchor: And scientists on a flyover of Antarctica have discovered an iceberg larger than the island of Manhattan . They came upon a huge crack in a glacier. They say when this fully separates, it'll mean the smallest ice shelf at the South Pole since the 1940s . This particular shelf is 1600 feet thick.
BRIAN WILLIAMS, anchor: And speaking of New York , it is shrinking according to new data that show it's going from 304 square miles to 302. They say most of the land mass shrinkage is in Brooklyn and Queens , so residents there, you've been warned.