not so green

aerial photos of greenland and beyond

North of Thule

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Orliks Fjord, West Greenland

This series of photos from Flickr user Polar Rose Mikkel shows the massive glaciers and barren landscapes of northwestern Greenland, just north of the Thule Air Base. The first photo looks north across an icecap in the foreground, with the Orliks Fjord visible in the background.

 

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Chamberlin Glacier, West Greenland

The next image shows a close-up view of the Chamberlin Glacier flowing into the Umanap Kangerdlua fjord in the foreground. See the high-resolution version of the image for a more detailed view.

 

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Chamberlin Glacier, West Greenland

Next we have a wider view of the Chamberlin Glacier, with a large ice cap visible behind the glacier, and in the distance, the waters of Ikersuaq Sound.

 

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Chamberlin Glacier, West Greenland

Another view of the landscape surrounding Chamberlin Glacier.

 

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Agpat Island, West Greenland

Finally, we have this view of Agpat Island, or Saunders Island, which sits in the mouth of the Umanap Kangerdlua fjord about 20 km northwest of the Thule Air Base.

 

Photos taken: August 6, 2007

Photos by: Polar Rose Mikkel

Route: Unknown

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Nice stuff! Good to see that my work collegues picture comes to any good use :)

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