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When a pond melts, a whirlpool forms, emptying the pond in minutes. This photograph of a melt pond whirlpool is from NP-6. Image credit: EWG.
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Filename:04_ice_hazards_07.jpg
Album name:windnagel / Arctic Climatology and Meteorolgy
Keywords:Arctic, arctic_ocean, drifting stations, melting, puddles, melt ponds, vortex, whirlpool
Image Credit:Environmental Working Group
File Size:9462 Bytes
Date added:Feb 14, 2013
Dimensions:300 x 195 pixels
Displayed:111 times
URL:http://nsidc.org/gallery/coppermine/displayimage.php?pos=-1631
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