The giant iceberg known as A-68 that was produced in the Antarctic last week continues to drift seaward.
All the latest satellite images indicate the gap between the 6,000-sq-km block and the floating Larsen C Ice Shelf from which it calved is widening.
The particular image on this page was acquired by the Deimos-1 satellite.
It is not easy getting pictures of the Antarctic at this time of year because of the long winter nights and because of cloud cover.
Those spacecraft that have so far spied the berg have been relying on radar or on infrared sensors to pierce these difficulties.
The monster berg – which is a quarter the size of Wales, and one of the biggest ever recorded – is so far behaving as expected.
Theory suggests it should move, in the first instance, down the slope in the ocean surface that has been created by winds …