An Aerial Photo Of The Western Antarctic Ice Sheet

Briefly: Newly formed sea ice in the Bellingshausen Sea next to an iceberg on November 5, 2014. NASA's Operation IceBridge took this aerial photograph of a calving front of the Western Antarctic ice sheet on a science flight out of Punta Arenas, Chile. The flight plan was designed to collect data on changes in ice elevation along the coast. [NASA/Digital Mapping System]

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