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Most viewed - Greenland 2004
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229 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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213 viewsA house on the shore of Tasersuatsiaq (Lake Ferguson).

Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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198 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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196 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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196 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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196 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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192 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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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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183 viewsOne of our three snow-mobiles, which we called "ski-doos".
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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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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176 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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