Huge, 'mysterious' hole appears in sea ice near Antarctica
King Haakon VII Sea, Southern Ocean, East Antarctica
13 Oct 2017
There’s a giant hole in Antarctica and scientists aren’t sure why. The hole, which was detected about a month ago, is roughly 30,000 square miles or the size of the state of Maine. It's the largest hole spotted in the Weddell Sea since the 1970s, scientists say.