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Geological Society of America

Ice River Spring

Caption: This is a view looking north at the Ice River spring, the highest latitude perennial spring known. Located in the polar desert of northern Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, the high discharge spring carves a gully remarkable similar to those observed on Mars.

Credit: Photo by Stephen Grasby.

Usage Restrictions: Credit to Stephen Grasby and Geology.

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