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Ice Island Calves off Petermann Glacier

Acquired July 22, 2010, this high-resolution image shows cracks on the surface of the Petermann Glacier in northwestern Greenland.


Image from WorldView-2 © 2010 by DigitalGlobe. Courtesy of Ian Howat, Byrd Polar Research Center, the Rapid Ice Sheet Change Observatory (RISCO) of Ohio State University, and the University of Minnesota. Caption by Michon Scott, based on image interpretation by Ian Howat.
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Published August 11, 2010
Data acquired July 22, 2010

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