Canadian Archipelago Throughflow Study

("Petermann Fjord, Northern-Greenland", "Summer 2003") up
Andreas Münchow, University of Delaware 18 Jan 2005

Steaming along the ice-water edge of the tidewater Petermann Glacier.

A vertical cliff about 500-m high carved by Petermann Glacier.

I did not expect us to get this close to the northern wall of Petermann Glacier; note the change in color of the water and lichens growing on the cliff.

USCGC heading carefully towards a cliff in Petermann Fjord.

USCGC Healy steaming eastward along the northern wall of Petermann Fjord.

Dr. Helen Johnson aboard the USCGC Healy in Petermann Fjord.

Glacial water and rock formations impacted by Petermann Glacier.

Northern Greenland in the summer sun, little wind here ...

There is even some evidence of a tidal elevation as some rocks are wet while most are not; UDel graduate student Melissa Zweng in the foreground.

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