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Wednesday 12 December 2018

Intersecting outlet glaciers and glacial troughs, SE Greenland

According to ancient tradition, I occasionally post something spectacular from the world of ice.  This is a Google Earth image of intersecting glaciers and glacial troughs in SE Greenland.  The biggest glacier is calving into a fjord at bottom left.  Glacier crossings of this type are very rare, since glacier systems generally try to maintain "brutalised" dendritic patterns which evacuate ice most efficiently.  This is all very difficult to work out, but it sure is interesting......

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