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January 12, 2013

Dodge Glacier and Storm Glacier Retreat, Northern Greenland

The Dodge and Storm Glacier are two glaciers that separate 1.5 km from the ice front around Kap Alexander (Cape Alexander) in northern Greenland. The glaciers are fed not by the main Greenland Ice Sheet, but a local ice cap. Lauge Koch (1928) documented this in his map from the expedition to the region in 1920-1923. The black arrows in the map from his expedition indicate the highest point of …