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Dartmouth College

Greenland Ice Sheet

Caption: This is the 2012 Summit firn melt layer of the Greenland ice sheet. The white layer at about 2cm depth shows the new melt layer formed from the mid-July warm temperatures.

Credit: Kaitlin Keegan

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