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9 April 2019

Glaciers Retreat from Evighedsfjord, Greenland

Evighedsfjord (E) with glaciers terminating in the fjord in 2000 and 2018 Landsat images. Q=Qingua Kujatdleq is at the head of Evighedsfjord (Q), Tapa Glacier (1), Unnamed glaciers (2 and 3), and developing nunatak area (4) .  The red arrow is the 2000 terminus and the yellow arrow is the 2018 terminus.  Evighedsfjord (Kangerlussuatsiaq Fjord) in southwest Greenland has numerous glaciers that reach or did reach this 75 km long …

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21 October 2016

Tasermiut Fjord, Greenland loses its Glacier Connection

  Landsat image sequence from 1999-2016.  Red arrows mark the 1999 terminus, yellow arrows the 2016 terminus and the purple arrow a tributary that detaches from Semitsiaq (S). Tasermiut Sermeq (T) retreats from the fjord.  Tasermuit Fjord in southern Greenland is noted for its beauty, and until recently the fjord terminated at a glacier front. Currently no glacier reaches to the fjord. The retreat over the last two decades is …

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