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234 viewsA scientist works on the radar sled during the LARISSA expedition in Antarctica
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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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207 viewsView from the twin otter out onto the ice sheet: clouds blanket the surface.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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607 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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167 viewsThis is all you see wherever you look on the interior of the Greenland ice sheet. Flat and boring as Kansas!
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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194 viewsView from the helicopter. Notice all the bright blue rivers and ponds/lakes of melt water that form on the ice sheet down near the coast. The coastal mountains in the distance are near Disko Bay. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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488 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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