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25 June 2021

Paarliit Sermia, Southern Greenland Terminus Separation

Paarliit Sermia in 2000 and 2020 Landsat images.  The red arrow indicates the 2000 terminus location and the yellow arrow the 2020/21 terminus location. A denotes the junction of two main glacier branches, while B,C and D indicate tributaries Paarliit Sermia is one of the most southerly tidewater glaciers in Greenland.  It is an outlet glacier of a mountain icefield and not part of the main ice sheet.  Similar to …

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30 May 2016

Tingmiarmit Glacier Retreat Separates Tributaries, South East Greenland

Tingmiarmit Glacier comparison in 1999 and 2015 Landsat images indicating the separation of tributaries at the terminus. The red arrows indicate the 1999 terminus and the yellow arrows the 2015 terminus location.  Point A is peninsula where the tributaries joined, and Point B is a nunatak just upglacier from the 2015 terminus. Tingmiarmit Glacier (Timmiarmiit also) ends in the Tingmiarmit Kangertivat Fjord in southeast Greenland.  The glacier is just south of …

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