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May 25, 2017
Nizkiy Glacier Embayment Expands Island Forms, Novaya Zemlya
Nizkiy Glacier in 1990 and 2016 Landsat images. red arrows indicate locations of the 1990 terminus and yellow arrows the 2016 terminus. Purple arrow indicates an expanding bedrock rib amidst the glacier and purple dots indicate the snowline. Nizkiy Glacier is on the west coast of the island reaching the Barents Sea Coast. The glaciers of northern Novaya Zemlya, Russia are truly generally out of sight out of mind. There remoteness and …