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October 11, 2017
Steenstrup Glacier, NW Greenland Releases New Island in 2017
Steenstrup Glacier front in 2015 and 2017 illustrating location with respect to the new islands at: Red Head-red arrow, Tugtuligssup Sarqardlerssuua at yellow arrow , and the 2017 new island at orange arrow. Yellow dots indicate icefront and purple arrow another future island to be released from the glacier. Steenstrup Glacier is located at 75.2 N in Northwest Greeland terminating in Melville Bay. The glacier terminates on a series of …