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Icebergs in the sea

Irregularly shaped icebergs are common around Greenland and Northern Canada and originate from the many Greenland fjords. Icebergs around this area are often very broken up due to tidal action and the fact that most of these glaciers terminate below the snow-line. The result is that irregular icebergs with spires that can reach high above the water.

Year: 2015

From album: Sea Ice, Icebergs, Glaciers, Snow and Permafrost in the Arctic Region

Photographer: Peter Prokosch

Tags: Arctic change climate Ecosystems Environment Nation program sea Temperature United

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