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228 viewsA house on the shore of Tasersuatsiaq (Lake Ferguson).

Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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188 viewsAnother house on the shore of Tasersuatsiaq (Lake Ferguson).

Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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190 viewsA caribou that I spotted on a hike. There were also herds of musk-oxen that I could not get close enough to photograph, which are the other primary meat source in Greenland.

Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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184 viewsPhoto by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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190 viewsKoni and his other graduate students finally arrive from northern Greenland three days after my arrival (bad fog had delayed their departure). This is the plane we leave in together for Swiss Camp, out on the ice sheet: referred to as a twin otter. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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180 viewsInside the twin otter plane. On the left is Dr. Nicolas Cullen, from New Zealand, who recently completed his Ph.D. with Koni. Next to him is Russell Huff, from western Colorado, who is working on his Ph.D. with Koni. To Russ right with the video camera is Andy Revkin, a reporter from the New York Times. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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216 viewsMy first glimpse of the ice sheet (to the right of the photo) from the twin otter just outside of Kanger. Streams of melt water flow out of the ice sheet in beautiful patterns. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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251 viewsAnother aerial photo of the streams of melt water that flow out of the ice sheet.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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246 viewsView from the twin otter out onto the beginnings of the ice sheet in the distance.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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212 viewsView from the twin otter out onto the beginnings of the ice sheet.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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212 viewsView from the twin otter out onto the beginnings of the ice sheet.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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198 viewsView from the twin otter out onto the beginnings of the ice sheet.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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