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Decline of Two Glaciers in Northwest Greenland

The Tracy and Heilprin Glaciers may not be Greenland’s largest, but they are retreating fast.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Story by Kathryn Hansen.

Published April 6, 2018
Data acquired September 28, 1987 - September 30, 2017

Sources:
Landsat 5 > TM
Landsat 8 > OLI