Contact: Andrea Boyle Tippett
University of Delaware
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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