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January 16, 2019
Cape Longing, Antarctica Transitioning to Island via Glacier Retreat
Cape Longing, Antarctica in 2001 and 2018 Landsat images. Point A-G are at specific locations. Yellow dots mark the margin of the glacier connecting the Cape to the main Antarctic Peninsula. Cape Longing is on the Antarctic Peninsula between Larsen Inlet and Prince Gustav Channel. Larsen Inlet along the south shore of Cape Longing was covered by the Larsen A Ice Shelf until its collapse in 1995. The Prince Gustav …