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Iceberg, Ilulissat Icefjord

Iceberg, Ilulissat Icefjord

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Uploaded 14 Dec 2009 by Lawrence Hislop
Year: 2010 Taken by: Lawrence Hislop
Jakobshavn Glacier in the Ilulissat Icefjord holds the record as <a href=http://maps.grida.no/go/graphic/jakobshavn-isbrae-and-ice-fjord-showing-locations-of-the-calving-ice-front-in-years-from-1851-to-2006-together-with-flow-velocity-observations>Greenland's fastest moving glacier</a> and is a major contributor to the mass balance of the continental ice sheet. According to NASA scientists, Jakobshavn is the single largest contributor to sea level rise in the Northern Hemisphere. The melting ...
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