Click to view full size image
This is one in a series of shots taken of the sastrugi in the Megadunes area.
Sastrugi are usually just a foot or so high, but the Megadunes camp region had huge formations, over three feet (one meter) tall.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
TS_02_Sastrugi01.JPG TS_02_Sastrugi02.JPG TS_02_Sastrugi03.JPG TS_02_Sastrugi04.JPG TS_02_ScottCoast01.JPG
File information
Filename:TS_02_Sastrugi03.JPG
Album name:kleitzell / Megadunes 2002/2003
Keywords:Megadunes megadunes Ted Scambos snow ice land sastrugi Antarctica ice sheet ice_sheet antarctic
Copyright Information:May be used freely if properly cited
Image Credit:Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
File Size:230 KB
Date added:Oct 07, 2008
Dimensions:1550 x 960 pixels
Displayed:235 times
IPTC Keywords:Megadunes megadunes Ted Scambos snow ice land sastrugi Antarctica
URL:http://nsidc.org/gallery/coppermine/displayimage.php?pos=-159
Favorites:Add to Favorites

Browse Galleries

View Index for All Albums

Help/FAQ

Photo & Image Gallery FAQ

Questions or comments about the NSIDC Photo Gallery? Contact the NSIDC User Services Office.

Look up snow and ice related words and terminology in our Cryosphere Glossary

Visit our Education Center to learn more about snow, ice, glaciers, frozen ground, and research in cold regions.

Read about Scientists at NSIDC