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Subject: Blowing up icebergs with explosives vs a torpedo?

Date: Sat Aug 19 16:43:07 2000
Posted by azul
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I saw a program in Discovery where they were trying to blast icebergs by 
placing explosives on top. Why not use a torpedo?
They were blasting the icebergs to get them off of the shipping lanes.

Re: Blowing up icebergs with explosives vs a torpedo?

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