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August 25, 2013

Storstrømmen Susceptible to Rapid Retreat

Storstrømmen and L. Bistrup Brae are large outlet glaciers in northeast Greenland that join at their terminus. This joined terminus area is referred to as Bredabrae, though here I refer to the glaciers individually. The calving front is long and has numerous island pinning points. There is a large relatively flat low lying terminus region. The glacier differs from the Zacharaie Isstrom and 79 Glacier in that it currently has …