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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  • Angmassalik

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

  • Kangerdlugssuaq Glacier

    A photo of the Kangerdlugssuaq Glacier shows ice-elevated surfaces hanging on rocks about 100 meters above the present-day ice level.

  • Petermann Glacier

    The floating ice tongue of the Petermann Glacier in North Greenland is one of the largest floating ice tongues remaining in the northern hemisphere. An ice tongue generally forms when a glacier flowing into the sea doesn't immediately break up into icebergs but instead forms a long, narrow projection from the coast.

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