No icebergs occur in the North Pacific, and none has ever.
Or more, and descends gradually by extremely gentle slopes towards the coasts or the bottom of the fjords on all sides, discharging a great part of its yearly drainage or surplus of precipitation in the form of icebergs in the fjords, the so-called ice-fjords, which are numerous both on the west and on the east coast.
The last remains of these icebergs are met with in the Atlantic south of Newfoundland.
Coast, though icebergs are present in the adjoining sea, is clear.
In the north, icebergs break off, as a rule, from the ends of the great glaciers of Greenland, and in the far south from the edge of the great Antarctic ice-barrier.