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576 viewsView from the twin otter out onto the ice sheet: Jakobshavn glacier can be seen by the flow lines in this photo. Jakobshavn is Greenland's largest outlet glacier and the fastest moving glacier in the world.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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503 viewsLarge patterns in the ice near Jakobshavn glacier, viewed from the twin otter.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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495 viewsLarge crevasses in the ice near Jakobshavn glacier, viewed from the twin otter.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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464 viewsView from the helicopter at patterns in the ice sheet and blue melt ponds, near the coast by Jakobshavn glacier.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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417 viewsView from the helicopter at patterns in the ice sheet and blue melt ponds, near the coast by Jakobshavn glacier.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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365 viewsView from the helicopter near the coast by Jakobshavn glacier, where the ice becomes very choppy.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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402 viewsA close-up from the helicopter of the choppy ice near the coast by Jakobshavn glacier. These patterns were almost as deep as a one-story house, I would guess.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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335 viewsView from the helicopter near the coast by Jakobshavn glacier, where the ice becomes very choppy.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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318 viewsView from the helicopter near the coast by Jakobshavn glacier, where the ice becomes very choppy.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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343 viewsA close-up from the helicopter of the choppy ice near the coast by Jakobshavn glacier. These patterns were almost as deep as a one-story house, I would guess.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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344 viewsWe land the helicopter on the ice sheet near the coast by Jakobshavn glacier. The Danish pilot, Karl, is shown tip-toeing over to where we are. There are deep crevasses here to avoid stepping into, some of them possibly hidden under the snow. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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619 viewsMuir Glacier, photographed by William O. Field on 13 August 1941 (left) and by Bruce F. Molnia on 31 August 2004 (right). From the NSIDC Glacier Photograph Collection: Repeat Photography of Glaciers.
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