Greenland, June 2003

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Mountains peaking up through the ice cap, in eastern Greenland.
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eastern Greenland
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eastern Greenland
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eastern Greenland
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The East coast of Greenland, near Illulissat
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On approach to Illulissat. The 2800 foot runway is in the distance. Those icebergs are big!
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That's a big boat behind this iceberg.
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A view from the Illulissat runway.
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Melinda
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Leann and Melinda at the ice fjord. I think this is the most productive glacier in the Northern Hemisphere.
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Recent glacier polish.
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Sled crossing.
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You can see that this iceberg is resting on the bottom.
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This iceberg was capsized.
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Illulissat on the right, the airport beyond.
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The ice floats out of the fjord into the ocean. There is a submerged "spit", or raised area that blocks the big icebergs here, forming the ice fjord.
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Flying up the ice fjord.
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This glaciers is supposed to be the largest in the Northern Hemisphere, even bigger than the Bering Glacier in Alaska.
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It's BIG.
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You can see the Greenland Ice Cap on top here. It goes all the way across Greenland to the mountains of eastern Greenland.
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