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387 viewsToku tests the ice.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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382 viewsA gibbous moon glows over the ice.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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372 viewsThe sun sets over the northernmost football field, set up on the sea ice.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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369 viewsOpen water is visible at the mouth of Inglefield Fjord.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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367 viewsA jumble of ice was caused by large rocks and the tide in shallow water below.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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366 viewsWe land the helicopter on the ice sheet near the coast by Jakobshavn glacier. The Danish pilot, Karl, is shown tip-toeing over to where we are. There are deep crevasses here to avoid stepping into, some of them possibly hidden under the snow. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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364 viewsA close-up from the helicopter of the choppy ice near the coast by Jakobshavn glacier. These patterns were almost as deep as a one-story house, I would guess.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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357 viewsAnother view out my window in the C-130 along the Western coast of Greenland.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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357 viewsView from the helicopter near the coast by Jakobshavn glacier, where the ice becomes very choppy.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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355 viewsOpen water and thin ice are hard to see in the flat light and poor visibility.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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351 viewsDogs guard the houses in Qaanaaq
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney.
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351 viewsThe river that runs through Kanger, called Akuliarusiarsuup Kuua in Greenlandic, but also known as Watson River. It was a block from the main street. This river is very milky looking because it is formed by melt-water from the ice sheet. The grey rocks surrounding the river are not ice, as some have asked me.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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