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This video shows why you don't want to be anywhere near a glacier when it collapses

A small group of tourists recently got more than they bargained for, while glacier-watching in Greenland. Jens Møller, along with his uncle and an Australian sightseer, got a little too close to a melting glacier when this happened.

And if you think that was cool, you must check out this harrowing video of a glacier imploding (though you may want to turn the volume down a little).


Via Redditor Geoinformer.

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If you think that's scary, consider the La Palma volcano in the Canary islands. It has an unstable slope which, if and when it goes, could create a tsunami that would inundate much of the Atlantic coasts of the Americas.