not so green

aerial photos of greenland and beyond

Glaciers and fjords of northeast Greenland

Google Earth Screenshot
View in GE

The Jattegletscher in northeast Greenland

This superb set of high-resolution images by Flickr user bitblue shows the glaciers and fjords of far northern East Greenland. The first image, shown at right, is an overview of the glacier called Jattegletscher, which flows into the northern reaches of the large Kong Oscar Fjord complex west of Traill Island. In the foreground is an area known as Frænkel Land, while in the center is Louise Boyd Land in center.


Google Earth Screenshot
View in GE

Closeup view of the Jattegletscher in northeast Greenland

Here's a closeup view of the glacier shown above. The small blue meltwater lake, visible just to the left of center in the top part of the glacier, can also be seen in the image above.


Google Earth Screenshot
View in GE

The Kejser Franz Joseph Fjord in northeast Greenland

This view shows a small portion of the Kong Oscar Fjord complex, known as the Kejser Franz Joseph Fjord. In the right-center is Ymer Island. The area in the foreground is called Suess Land, while the area in the upper left is known as Andrée Land.


Google Earth Screenshot
View in GE

The head of the Gerard de Geer Glacier (Louise Boyd Land at upper left, Andrée Land at upper right)

Another glacier closeup, showing the head of the Gerard de Geer Glacier as it plunges into the fjord known as Isfjord. See this post for another view of the Gerard de Geer Glacier.


Photos taken: July 8, 2006

Photos by: bitblue

Route: Unknown

Not so green showcases aerial photographs from Greenland and from around the world taken by Flickr users, and locates each image on a map using Google Maps and Google Earth. More details.

November 2008
October 2008
May 2008
January 2008
December 2007
November 2007
October 2007
August 2007
July 2007
June 2007
May 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
January 2007
Feed icon RSS Feed

© 2007