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Aerial views Melt Pools on Petermann Glacier, in remote northwes

Aerial views of Melt Pools and melt rivers on Petermann Glacier, in remote northwest Greenland. The 80km long, 20km wide floating tongue of Petermann Glacier currently accounts for about 10% of the output of ice from Greenland's Ice Cap. In 2010 and 2012 Petermann calved ice islands totalling 400 square kilometres.

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2009 Dave Walsh
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Aerial views of Melt Pools and melt rivers on Petermann Glacier, in remote northwest Greenland. The 80km long, 20km wide floating tongue of Petermann Glacier currently accounts for about 10% of the output of ice from Greenland's Ice Cap. In 2010 and 2012 Petermann calved ice islands totalling 400 square kilometres.