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Sermersoq Island, South Greenland

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Sermersoq Island, South Greenland

Here's a series of images from Flickr user umlaut555, taken yesterday, providing an aerial view of the fjords of southeastern Greenland. The first image provides a view of the island of Sermersoq. At the top of the frame is the entrance to the Unartoq fjord.

 

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Sermersoq Island, South Greenland

This image shows the northeastern portion of Sermersoq Island.

 

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Sermersoq Island, South Greenland

Another view of Sermersoq Island.

 

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Sermersoq and Amitsoq Islands, South Greenland

This image again shows the northeastern portion of Sermersoq Island, along with the sharply pointed southern tip of Amitsoq Island.

 

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Tasermiut Fjord, South Greenland

Here's a close-up view of the Tasermiut fjord, about 25 km east of the previous images.

 

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Tasermiut Fjord, South Greenland

This is a wider view of the same section of the Tasermiut fjord.

 

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After travelling another 25 km further east, we come to this long, straight valley at the head of the Kangikitsoq Fjord (bottom). Note the flat texture of the frozen lake right in the middle of the frame, and the upper reaches of the Tasermiut Fjord at the top.

 

Photos taken: March 7, 2007

Photos by: umlaut555

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