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Greenland’s Ice: Beauty and Threat

August 17, 2011

The AP has published a beautiful slideshow of northern Greenland’s ice sheets and glaciers. Interspersed between dramatic shots of crevasses and ice caves are photos of scientists and research stations sponsored by the National Science Foundation, revealing the intimacy of collaboration, the effort of working at subzero and the rewards of research up north. Click through for some awe-inspiring views of ice and the intrepid souls living and working on it. The AP calls Brennan Linsley’s photographs a “visual vocabulary for the striking and beautiful forms ice takes on and around the giant Arctic island.” I concur.

Check it out here.

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