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Contact: Andrea Boyle Tippett
University of Delaware

Petermann Glacier (1 of 2)

Caption: Petermann Glacier connects the Greenland ice sheet to the Arctic Ocean. The vast flat expanse stretching into the background is Petermann Glacier, well over one-third of which has now broken off.

Credit: Photo courtesy of professor Andreas Muenchow, University of Delaware

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