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The amount of ice flowing from the Antarctic glacier has doubled in the span of three decades, and scientists think it could undergo even more dramatic changes in the near future.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Lauren Dauphin, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Story by Kathryn Hansen, with image interpretation by Christopher Shuman (NASA/UMBC) and Ted Scambos (University of Colorado).

Published February 5, 2020
Data acquired December 28, 2019

Sources:
Landsat 7
Landsat 8