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363 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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350 viewsA house on the shore of Tasersuatsiaq (Lake Ferguson).

Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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329 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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323 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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321 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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320 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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317 viewsAnother house on the shore of Tasersuatsiaq (Lake Ferguson).

Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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317 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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305 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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305 viewsAnother last photo at Swiss Camp. Notice the ring around the sun. These were common during cloudy skies.
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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303 viewsAnother last photo at Swiss Camp. I call this one 'Ode to Shovel Camp'! Given all the shoveling I did on this trip, I thought it deserved its own portrait.
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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293 viewsA close-up shot from the helicopter of one of the huge melt lakes.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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