Discovery of Historical Photos Sheds Light On Greenland Ice Loss

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Photo source: ©© State Library of New South Wales


A chance discovery of 80-year-old photo plates in a Danish basement is providing new insight into how Greenland glaciers are melting today.

Researchers at the National Survey and Cadastre of Denmark, that country’s federal agency responsible for surveys and mapping, had been storing the glass plates since explorer Knud Rasmussen’s expedition to the southeast coast of Greenland in the early 1930s…

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