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168 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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163 viewsOne of our three snow-mobiles, which we called "ski-doos".
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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162 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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159 viewsThe shadows get longer as they near Qaanaaq.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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158 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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156 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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155 viewsIllanguau jumps on the the sled as it goes by.
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Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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155 viewsThe team takes a last break before home.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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155 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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154 viewsIllanguau jumps on the the sled as it goes by.
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Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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154 viewsThe last station that we serviced on the southern traverse was at Dye-2, the location of an abandoned U.S. military base, visible in this photo with the white-domed roof. This building used to hold 200+ soldiers in the during the Cold War and was eventually abandoned.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.The work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 License.
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153 viewsRaven has left its prints in the snow.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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