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January 2, 2023

King George Bay, Antarctica Glacier Retreat Expands Turret Point Oasis and Releases New Island

King George Bay Glacier retreat releases a new island (Point B) and expanded ice free oases in 1989 and 2022 Landat Images. Point A marks an area where the glacier had reached the coast until after 2005. Point B is the new island, Point C= new oasis, PI=Penguin Island, TP=Turret Point Oasis King George Bay is on the southeast coast of King George Island. This coastline is comprised mainly of …