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The first thing that comes to your mind when you see the word “calving” may be baby cows, but it’s actually when huge chunks of ice fall from a glacier. Sounds like no big deal, but it actually makes for a pretty epic scene, and on May 28, 2008,¬†Adam LeWinter and Jeff Orlowski captured¬†a historic break-up at the Ilulissat Glacier in Western Greenland.

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According to the Guinness Book of World Records, it’s the largest glacier calving event ever captured on film, as the height of the ice was about 3,000 feet, with 300-400 feet above water.

Pretty cool stuff, right? Just check out the footage, and you’ll see what all the hype is about.

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