June 18, 2018

Monday Geology Picture: Greenland View

Posted by Evelyn Mervine

A view of an icy, rocky landscape in Greenland, viewed from an airplane window.

I recently flew from London to Vancouver, and the views as we flew over the northern part of the globe were spectacular. I particularly enjoyed flying over Greenland, a country largely covered by ice and snow. I spent a good hour or so looking at the white landscapes, which only provided glimpses of the rocky landscape underneath – generally dark rocks peeking through the white and sometimes, it seemed, directing the course of icy flows. The pictures I took didn’t do justice to what I saw, but I’m sharing one picture with this week’s post. What a lovely treat to see such landscapes from above.