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Aerial Image of Glaciers in the Antarctic Peninsula

Caption: Several glaciers in the Antarctic Peninsula pass between mountain peaks and converge in a single calving front, as seen by a NASA Operation IceBridge aircraft while returning from a survey of the Ronne Ice Shelf on Nov. 1, 2012.

Credit: Jefferson Beck/NASA IceBridge, National Science Foundation

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