Ice Waves

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    Ice Waves - May 21st, 2001

    Description: Along the southeastern coast of Greenland, an intricate network of fjords funnels glacial ice to the Atlantic Ocean. During the summer melting season, newly calved icebergs join slabs of sea ice and older, weathered bergs in an offshore slurry that the southward-flowing East Greenland Current sometimes swirls into stunning shapes. Exposed rock of mountain peaks, tinted red in this image, hints at a hidden landscape.

    Credit: USGS/NASA/Landsat 7

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    1. bbkendrick@ymail.com 49 months ago | reply

      Earth as art reversed? Beauty

    2. saynn 40 months ago | reply

      who make this... Great...

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