'CHASING ICE' captures largest glacier calving ever filmed - OFFICIAL VIDEO

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'CHASING ICE' captures largest glacier calving ever filmed - OFFICIAL VIDEO 5
This rare footage has gone on record as the largest glacier calving event ever captured on film, by the 2016 Guiness Book of World Records.

On May 28, 2008, Adam LeWinter and Director Jeff Orlowski filmed a historic breakup at the Ilulissat Glacier in Western Greenland. The calving event lasted for 75 minutes and the glacier retreated a full mile across a calving face three miles wide. The height of the ice is about 3,000 feet, 300-400 feet above water and the rest below water.

Chasing Ice won the award for Excellence in Cinematography at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and a 2013 Emmy Award for Outstanding Nature Programming. It has won over 40 awards at festivals worldwide, and was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song, "Before My Time" by J. Ralph featuring Scarlett Johansson and Joshua Bell.

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Even with Manhattan overlaid on top of the ice, I still can't put it into perspective.

Автор — wakaka2waka


This is one of the most incredible things I've ever seen. I'm also very grateful that there isn't any talking, and especially, NO MUSIC playing during this extraordinary event...

Автор — Felix Culpa


1:54 looks like a giant whale breaching and diving. You can even see what looks like an eye. Easy to understand why ancient people would have seen this as a god-like entity.

Автор — Roy Gould


Mother Earth reminding us who is in charge.

Автор — Terry Shrifle


Imagine being a crab on the seafloor under that-"It's the end of the World!"

Автор — Rueben James


I don't think my brain is letting me see it in its true scale. Even after the overlay of Manhattan was shown, it still looks smaller than that...

Автор — Davy Ker


Hey wouldn't it be cool to be standing right on one of those big glaciers trying to shuffle back and forth hoping to not fall in ?
Yea that would be cool

Автор — Under the Surface


I really appreciate that there are people put there filming these kinds of things. I would have gone my whole life without seeing something so spectacular and magnificent. Thank you

Автор — Evan Wilcox


1:54 Whale... Looks like he is breaking up the Ice..

Автор — Larry 306


Crazy, I don't think our brains can even process how huge this event was

Автор — Robert Krout


Anyone else see what looks like a hump back whale?

Автор — Joshua Dickens


To have witnessed this in real time had to be the most awesome thing to experience.

Автор — Roberta Hubert


I thought Godzilla was making his first apperance.

Автор — Euclides Zoto


That was absolutely incredible. I was in complete awe. I am also grateful that no music was played over the film. Just hearing things rupture and break apart was a new experience for me.

Автор — Elizabeth Lee


How come no one address"s the pole shift phenomena.Magnetic north has shifted by over 1100 km since 1980 and no one pays attention. We are over due for a pole reversal and it is coming but it gets no attention.I guess there is no money to be made off of it.

Автор — Tommy mcvee


If they put up the full 75 minutes of film i bet i'd watch the entire thing.

Автор — Alan Noble


INSANE! Nothing like watching mountains rising up and falling back down, over and over, and over.

Автор — John Sikes


"HOW DARE YOU?" hahahahahahaha

Автор — xc5647321 xc5647321


Its on the move, not from air temp or water temp but from pressure. Its always on the move. The are no static glaciers. Anywhere

Автор — Michael Morgan


2:54 bloke sunbathing in a chair, far right

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