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RMS Titanic Images - Icebergs

While there are no known photographs of the actual iceberg that the Titanic struck in April 1912, many images of icebergs are from the approximate area where the Titanic sunk.

Typical Iceberg in the North Atlantic.

Typical Iceberg in the North Atlantic. Leslie's Weekly, 25 April 1912. GGA Image ID # 1be520684f

Titanic Striking an Iceberg.

Titanic Striking an Iceberg. Leslie's Weekly, 2 May 1912. GGA Image ID # 1be46dded2

Photograph of an Iceberg, Taken from the Steamship President Lincoln on April 12, 1912

Photograph of an Iceberg, Taken from the Steamship President Lincoln on April 12, Almost in the Same Position Where the Titanic Struck an Iceberg. New York American (17 April 1912) p. 2. GGA Image ID # 10afd21760

Page 9 of the New York American, 17 April 1912. Ship Dodges Iceberg that Wrecked Titanic.

Page 9 of the New York American, 17 April 1912. Ship Dodges Iceberg that Wrecked Titanic. GGA Image ID # 1039fd4b6d

Snapshot Taken by a Passenger on Board the RMS Carpathia Showing the Ice Field into Which the RMS Titanic Ran Causing the Greatest Marine Tragedy in History.

Snapshot Taken by a Passenger on Board the RMS Carpathia Showing the Ice Field into Which the RMS Titanic Ran Causing the Greatest Marine Tragedy in History. © 1912 Underwood & Underwood. Popular Mechanics Magazine (June 1912) p. 797. GGA Image ID # 1080141eff

The Size of an Iceberg Varies

The Size of an Iceberg Varies. A berg from 60 to 100 feet to the top of its walls, whose spires or pinnacles may reach from 200 to 250 feet in height and whose length may be from 300 to 500 yards, is considered of ordinary size. Scientific American (27 April 1912) p. 377a. GGA Image ID # 10a36b77ae

View from the Carpathia of the Ice Field near the Scene of the Disaster, Early in the Morning on 15 April 1912.

View from the Carpathia of the Ice Field near the Scene of the Disaster, Early in the Morning on 15 April 1912. Scribner's Magazine (March 1913) p. 360. GGA Image ID # 1030153139

The Ice Field Photographed Several Hours Later

The Ice Field Photographed Several Hours Later. Photo by L. C. Stoudenmire. Scribner's Magazine (March 1913) p. 361. GGA Image ID # 103048a954

Page 10 and 11 of The Daily Graphic Titanic In Memoriam Number Featured The Greates of All Ships and the Greatest of All Shipping Disaster. The Titanic and the Perils of the Atlantic.

Page 10 and 11 of The Daily Graphic Titanic In Memoriam Number Featured The Greates of All Ships and the Greatest of All Shipping Disaster. The Titanic and the Perils of the Atlantic. The Daily Graphic (London, 20 April 1912) p. 10. GGA Image ID # 10f606d904

A Ship Might Just as Well Strike a Rock: A Giant Iceberg, Akin to That Which Caused the Sinking of the RMS Titanic.

A Ship Might Just as Well Strike a Rock: A Giant Iceberg, Akin to That Which Caused the Sinking of the RMS Titanic. The Illustrated London News (4 May 1912) p. 633. GGA Image ID # 1011862e22

In the Sea-Lane the "Titanic " Sailed: Icebergs off Newfoundland.

In the Sea-Lane the "Titanic " Sailed: Icebergs off Newfoundland. The Illustrated London News (4 May 1912) p. 660. Photographs by Holloway; Map by Courtesy of the "Daily Mail." GGA Image ID # 1012a8fccc

Akin to That Which Gave the RMS Titanic Her Death-Blow: An Iceberg. Which Was Probably Part of the Ice-Field Encountered by the Ill-Fated Vessel.

Akin to That Which Gave the RMS Titanic Her Death-Blow: An Iceberg, Which Was Probably Part of the Ice-Field Encountered by the Ill-Fated Vessel. Photographed from the SS Tunisian a Few Days before the Disaster. The Illustrated London News (11 May 1912) p. 699. © Illustrations Bureau. GGA Image ID # 1012190da2

In the Neighborhood of the Titanic's Collision with an Iceberg: Passengers on a Steamer Looking at an Ice Field

In the Neighborhood of the Titanic’s Collision with an Iceberg: Passengers on a Steamer Looking at an Ice Field. The Illustrated London News (11 May 1912) p. 699. © Fridolin. GGA Image ID # 1066821c80

Sixty-Nine Miles Long and from Three to Twelve Miles Wide: The Great Ice-Floe Encountered by the Ill-Fated Titanic.

Giver of the Titanic's Death Blow: The Ice Which Sank Her. Sixty-Nine Miles Long and from Three to Twelve Miles Wide: The Great Ice-Floe Encountered by the Ill-Fated Titanic. The Illustrated London News (18 May 1912) p. 741. Drawn by W. R. Robinson, After the Daily Telegraphs Chart. GGA Image ID # 100a4107e8

An Iceberg on the Labrador Coast.

An Iceberg on the Labrador Coast. The Independent (25 April 1912). p. 868. GGA Image ID # 10a06427f8

Off Cape Harrison, Labrador.

Off Cape Harrison, Labrador. The cod-boat shown here is making an early trip to the fishing grounds. The ice conditions are such as prevail along this coast during the spring months. The Independent (25 April 1912). p. 869. GGA Image ID # 10a0a65207

St. Johns Harbor, Newfoundland.

St. Johns Harbor, Newfoundland. This photograph was taken in the early spring a year ago and shows whalers and sealers amid the floating field-ice——to cope with which they are fully equipped. The Independent (25 April 1912). p. 870. GGA Image ID # 10a0f2a2f7

Front Cover of The Sphere: An Illustrated Newspaper for the Home, Vol. XLIX, No. 639, With Supplement, London, 20 April 1912.

Front Cover of The Sphere: An Illustrated Newspaper for the Home, Vol. XLIX, No. 639, With Supplement, London, 20 April 1912. The Greatest Wreck in the World's Maritime History -- The Loss of the Titanic. GGA Image ID # 10f8be1bf0

The Iceberg Peril: The Power Which Wrecked the Titanic. the Source of the Iceberg

The Iceberg Peril: The Power Which Wrecked the Titanic. the Source of the Iceberg - the Edge of a Great Glacier Stretching Into the Sea and an Atlantic Iceberg Photographed off Newfoundland. The Sphere (20 April 1912) p. 6 of the Supplement. GGA Image ID # 10fa92d128

How the Inhospitable Ice Flow Encountered the Luxury of the Titanic. Overcoated Passengers on a Transatlantic Liner Watching the Ice Flow. There were Ice Fields and Ice Flows All Around Us -- A French Cruiser Traversing an Ice Flow Off Newfoundland. The Reading and Writing Room on board the Titanic Now in the Depths of the Atlantic. The Sphere (27 April 1912) p. 2-3 of the Supplement. GGA Image ID # 10fe2f9494

Diagram I: The First Contact with the Iceberg.

Diagram I: The First Contact with the Iceberg. The Sphere (27 April 1912) p. 4 of the Supplement. GGA Image ID # 10fed0d3d1

Diagram II: Scraping Past the Iceberg.

Diagram II: Scraping Past the Iceberg. The Sphere (27 April 1912) p. 5 of the Supplement. GGA Image ID # 10ffcf21de

The Sphere (4 May 1912) p. 108. GGA Image ID # 1102527a05

Photo of the Ice Field Taken from the Carpathia on 15 April 1912

Photo of the Ice Field Taken from the Carpathia on 15 April 1912. The Truth About the Titanic (1913) p. 242-a. GGA Image iD # 1072c41c4a

Second Photo of the Ice Field Taken from the Carpathia on 15 April 1912.

Second Photo of the Ice Field Taken from the Carpathia on 15 April 1912. The Truth About the Titanic (1913) p. 242-b. GGA Image iD # 10734e1561

Polar Sea Iceberg Drifting in the Current.

A Titan of the Polar Sea, an Iceberg Lazily Drifting with the Current. © International News Service. Wreck and Sinking of the Titanic (1912) p. 00-a. GGA Image ID # 10896ac62e

Iceberg - Giant Cause of the Disaster.

Iceberg - Giant Cause of the Disaster. Close view of the huge Iceberg with which the Titanic collided to her undoing, photographed near the scene of the wreck by a passenger on the rescue ship Carpathia. © Underwood & Underwood, NY. Wreck and Sinking of the Titanic (1912) p. 178. GGA Image ID # 108e914e0e

A Group of Icebergs Near Titanic's Grave.

A Group of Icebergs Near Titanic's Grave. © Underwood & Underwood. Wreck and Sinking of the Titanic (1912) p. 193. GGA Image ID # 1090476ccf

 

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