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Distinct Faces of Zmutt, Findelen, and Gorner Glaciers

Colorful bands of debris coat the surface of Zmutt Glacier and Gorner Glacier in the Swiss Alps. NASA scientist Kimberly Casey has developed new methods to map their composition with satellites.


Images based on GeoEye-1 data ©2009 Digital Globe. Caption by Adam Voiland.
© All Rights Reserved: Use of IKONOS, GeoEye, and Digital Globe imagery must be coordinated with Digital Globe.

Published July 11, 2013
Data acquired August 18, 2009

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