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One of the most studied and interesting ice streams in Antarctica, Ice Stream B shows a number of features that indicate past changes and ongoing evolution. In this subscene the upstream ends of several ice stream shear margins are highlighted. Characteristic crevasse patterns, nicknamed "chromosomes," mark the ends of several of these margin traces.
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Album name:kleitzell / RAMP
Keywords:data RAMP ice stream icestream antarctica crevasse
Image Credit:Image courtesy of the Canadian Space Agency.
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Date added:Feb 05, 2009
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