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Title: Jakobshavn Isbrae Calving Timelapse, June 5, 2007
Description: The Jakobshavn Isbrae is among the fastest-moving glaciers in the world. The Jakobshavn is an outlet glacier, one of the few places where the giant Greenland ice sheet can shed ice in the form of gigantic icebergs. This timelapse video by Jason Amundson of the University of Alaska Fairbanks shows one of these massive calving events. Notice the dark blue ice that surfaces when the iceberg flips over in the ice-choked Ilulissat icefjord.
Location:Dry Valleys, Dry Valleys, Antarctica
Keywords:ice, glacier, jakobshavn isbrę, greenland, calving, icebergs, timelapse
Big Ideas:Ice, Icebergs
Links:Dispatch: On Speeding Glaciers and Huge Icebergs
Created By:Jason Amundson of the University of Alaska Fairbanks
Copyright:2007 Jason Amundson of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License
Attribute As:Created by Jason Amundson of the University of Alaska Fairbanks for the Ice Stories project, © 2007 Exploratorium

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