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Melting and thinning of high-mountain glaciers makes them flow less due to gravity.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using data from Dehecq, A., et al. (2018) and Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Story by Carol Rasmussen, NASA Earth Science News Team.

Published December 13, 2018
Data acquired 2000 - 2017

Sources:
Landsat 5 > TM
Landsat 7 > ETM+