Icebergs can be fascinating things. They are fresh water, floating islands of ice. Some of them are big enough to hold 100 football stadiums, or more.
They can be a danger to passing ships and wildlife that gets trapped on them.
They drift along with the currents, melting as they make their way toward warmer waters, and their slow death.
Do you know:
Why do icebergs float?
What is the underwater part of an iceberg called?
How old is the air trapped in some icebergs?
What is a growler?
How big was the biggest iceberg ever recorded?
Find out the answers to these questions and more and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
Ages 8 and up.
All measurements in American and metric.
Reading Level: 6.4
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About the Author
Caitlind Alexander is the author of over 60 books for children, including the Jamie and Kendall Broderick Mystery series, the 14 Fun Facts and 101 Fun Facts series, the Wonderful World of Animals Series, and the Miss Jones series. She lives in California where she loves to visit historic places and learn about new things. She also loves to travel and has been all over the world.