Photos: Glaciers on the move

Photos: Glaciers on the move

Summary: Greenland's glaciers are disappearing more and more quickly, scientists say.

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  • Kangerdlugssuaq Glacier

    A May 2005 photo of the calving front of the Kangerdlugssuaq Glacier shows enormous calving activity. The glacier in east Greenland is now moving about 8.5 miles a year, or 126 feet per day. That's nearly three times faster than in the past.

  • Helheim Glacier

    The Helheim Glacier in southeast Greenland is now one of the fastest-moving glaciers in the world. The picture, taken in May 2005, shows high calving activity on the glacier associated with flow acceleration.

  • Angmassalik

    A graph of annual air temperatures at the weather station in Greenland's Angmassalik region shows rapid warming in the last 10 years.

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