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185 viewsMamarut drives his sled dog team.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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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.
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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.
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181 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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178 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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177 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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174 viewsAnother house on the shore of Tasersuatsiaq (Lake Ferguson).

Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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173 viewsThe shadows get longer as they near Qaanaaq.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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172 viewsIllanguau jumps on the the sled as it goes by.
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Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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172 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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170 viewsPhoto by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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170 viewsWhile Nic and Russ are off working on the weather station at NASA-SE, I'm digging another snow pit. This one is 2.5 meters (8 feet) deep! At that point, I reached the layer from the previous year's snow surface. 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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