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Widespread Melt on the George VI Ice Shelf

In January 2020, a vast area of melt formed on the surface of the ice shelf west of the Antarctic Peninsula.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Lauren Dauphin, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Story by Kathryn Hansen.

Published January 22, 2020
Data acquired January 19, 2020

Source:
Landsat 8 > OLI