Earth Snapshot RSS Feed Twitter
 
 
 
 

Southwestern Coast of Greenland in Summer

September 11th, 2009 Category: Snapshots

Greenland - July 28th, 2009

Greenland - July 28th, 2009

The coastline of Greenland visible here stretches from Disko Island, or Qeqertarsuaq, at the top left,  to the town of Paamiut towards the lower right.

Many fjords are visible along this part of the country’s western coastline, appearing various shades of turquoise and tan. Further inland, the terrain is covered by the central ice sheet and white snow.

In this image, the coastal areas are mostly free of snow due to the higher summer temperatures. Please click here to see an image of the same area taken in spring, with the coast blanketed by snow.

Leave a Reply


About Us

Earth Observation

Organisations

Archive

March 2017
M T W T F S S
« Mar    
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

Categories


Bulletin Board


Featured Posts

Information

11


Take Action

Widgets