Contact: Sina Loeschke
Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research
Caption: This photo illustration shows the erosion of the east-Siberian island Muostakh. The blue line marks ist coastal line in the year 1951, the red line presents its status in the year 2012. In the upper right corner one can see an aerial picture of the island's northern tip, taken in the year 2012. At its narrowest point the island is shrinking more than four meters per year.
Credit: © F. Guenther, Alfred Wegener Institute
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