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184 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.Oct 08, 2008
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154 viewsWe all went on a short helicopter ride from Swiss Camp down to the coast near Jakobshavn glacier. Jay Zwally in foreground. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.Oct 08, 2008
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184 viewsOne of our three snow-mobiles, which we called "ski-doos".
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Oct 08, 2008
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151 viewsMe on a ski-doo before my first ski-doo trip.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Oct 08, 2008
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135 viewsCargo lines outside Swiss Camp.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Oct 08, 2008
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145 viewsAnother couple of cargo lines, with Nic in the photo. At the left is the cargo line of our food boxes.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Oct 08, 2008
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134 viewsOur sleeping tents, which we put up after arriving at camp.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Oct 08, 2008
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144 viewsA close-up of my tent. Inside my tent were bags with all of my gear and a small cot with two sleeping bags.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Oct 08, 2008
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143 viewsThe sauna room. A few nights during the expedition we would turn on this sauna and heat up this small hallway room to 50° C (122° F), which felt good after a full day out in the cold! Oct 08, 2008
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136 viewsInside the kitchen tent.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Oct 08, 2008
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142 viewsSwiss Camp as it appears when we first arrive.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Oct 08, 2008
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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.
Oct 08, 2008
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