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VIDEO: Look out below!

BBC television host Steve Leonard and Arctic expert Jason Roberts were filming an episode about polar bears for the documentary series “Incredible Journeys” when they had a very close call.

Their open boat was traveling just beneath a 50-meter ridge of glacier as pieces of ice fell from its face. Moments after they moved off slightly, a giant boulder of glacier thunderously calved, and Roberts had the presence of mind to gun it.

The video shows shards of ice flying through the air and a big swell chasing the boat. It’s what we call a narrow escape and the men seemed to get a chuckle out of it.