Glacier meltwater river Greenland
by Andrew Sole, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
This photo shows glacier meltwater from the Greenland Ice Sheet thundering over a waterfall near Kangelussuaq in west Greenland. Measurements of water flow and sediment concentration enabled us to estimate the rate at which the ice erodes the underlying bedrock.
Taken on 4
Submitted on 24 February 2013
Credit: Andrew Sole (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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