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Ice Could Crumble from Planpincieux Glacier

The fast-changing glacier is threatening a popular hiking area in the western Alps.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Story by Kathryn Hansen, with image interpretation by Christopher Shuman (NASA/UMBC).

Published October 1, 2019
Data acquired August 18, 1985 - August 25, 2019

Sources:
Landsat 5 > TM
Landsat 8 > OLI