14 - Modis 250m data- Peterman Glacier

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Aqua Modis Data. The 250m resolution image is retrieved from Modis Rapid Response System (NASA/GSFC, MODIS Rapid Response.) 15th August 2010 @ 14.10 UTC

Petermann Glacier is a large glacier located in North-West Greenland to the east of Nares Strait, and is the northernmost glacier in the world. It connects the Greenland ice sheet to the Arctic Ocean near 81 degrees north latitude. A large chunk estimated to be 100 sq. miles calved off the glacier in August, 2010.

For more images of the Glacier calving go to Album_PetermannGlacier


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