A NASA Operation IceBridge aircraft has snapped photos of the new rift forming along
Petermann Glacier in Greenland after a researcher provided its exact
coordinates using satellite images. ( NASA ICE | Twitter )
The rapid melting and breaking off of glaciers is one of the more significant evidence of climate change that could lead to devastating effects on other parts of Earth. In order to spot and avoid dangers, researchers have been monitoring changes in the massive sheets of ice both through expeditions and satellite images.
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