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14 September 2022

Freemanbreen, Svalbard Retreat Leads to Island Formation

Freemanbreen in 1990 and 2022 Landsat images.¬† Both are years with limited retained snowcover (S) and some area of retained firn (F). The glacier has retreated from a new island that had formed at Point D. At Point A-C glacier melt and resultant thinning has exposed and expanded bedrock areas. Freemanbreen is the primary southern outlet glacier of the icecap that dominates Barents√łya, Svlabard. Here we examine Landsat imagery from …

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