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Aerial view of the Store Glacier in North West Greenland

Aerial view of the Store Glacier in North West Greenland

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Uploaded 18 Aug 2010 by Lawrence Hislop
Year: 2010 Taken by: Lawrence Hislop
Store Gletscher, 5.5 km wide at its front, is ranked 2nd or 3rd in iceberg discharge for west Greenland at 13.2 – 17.5 km3 year. Store Glacier is one of a number of remarkably stable Greenland ice sheet outlets, having not significantly changed its front position in available imagery going back to 1964. It is suspected this glacier is heavily grounded, dragging securely along its steep bed, that is, without significant buoyancy. Ice that reaches the grounding line either simply falls off int ...
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