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Posted Sat May 24 2008: from BBC:
Vast cracks appear in Arctic ice
"Scientists travelling with the troops found major new fractures during an assessment of the state of giant ice shelves in Canada's far north. The team found a network of cracks that stretched for more than 10 miles (16km) on Ward Hunt, the area's largest shelf... One of the expedition's scientists, Derek Mueller of Trent University, Ontario, [explained]: "It means the ice shelf is disintegrating, the pieces are pinned together like a jigsaw but could float away."
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The jigsaw metaphor is great, but wouldn't Humpty Dumpty be even more to the point?

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