SW Greenland Fjord and Mountain

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    On April 8, 2011, IceBridge flew a mission to coastal areas in southwest Greenland. Mountains and an open-water fjord surround one of the mission's targets, a small ice cap called Sukkertoppen Isflade.

    Operation IceBridge, now in its third year, makes annual campaigns in the Arctic and Antarctic where science flights monitor glaciers, ice sheets and sea ice.

    Credit: NASA/GSFC/Michael Studinger

    To learn more about Ice Bridge go to: www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/icebridge/news/spr11/index.html

    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center enables NASA’s mission through four scientific endeavors: Earth Science, Heliophysics, Solar System Exploration, and Astrophysics. Goddard plays a leading role in NASA’s accomplishments by contributing compelling scientific knowledge to advance the Agency’s mission.

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    1. dodagp 69 months ago | reply

      Mythical image...

    2. Atsah Images 69 months ago | reply

      Fantastic shot.

    3. Searoom SF 69 months ago | reply

      How recent was the glacier that carved out the feathure in the middle? Does anyone know?

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