Ferryland, a small coastal Canadian town, became a tourist hot spot this week due to an unusual sighting. An iceberg larger in size than the one that sank the Titanic has sailed up to the coast.

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The Canadian Ice Service classified it as "large," which means it has a height of 151-240 feet.

According to experts, there have been more icebergs than usual passing along the North Atlantic shipping lanes because of strong counter-clockwise winds drawing them south, and perhaps also global warming, which is accelerating the process by which chunks of the Greenland ice sheet break off and float away.

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