Photos of Greenland Glaciers and Icebergs

Monstrous iceberg breaks free of Greenland glacierMonstrous iceberg breaks free of Greenland glacier
iceberg twice the size of Manhattan has broken away from the Petermann Glacier

ILULISSAT, GREENLAND Glacier

ILULISSAT, GREENLAND

A seven square kilometre section of Greenland''s Jakobshavn Isbrae glacier broke up on July 6 and 7.

A seven square kilometre section of Greenland”s Jakobshavn Isbrae glacier broke up on July 6 and 7.

That is no small iceberg - hence the naming of the colossal mass - "Petermann Ice Island 2010" - Petermann Glacier being the glacier from which the iceberg separated.

That is no small iceberg – hence the naming of the colossal mass – “Petermann Ice Island 2010” – Petermann Glacier being the glacier from which the iceberg separated.

Greenland Glaciers Melting

Greenland Glaciers Melting

The massive 160 square mile (414 sq km) ice island that broke off from Greenland’s Petermann glacier

The massive 160 square mile (414 sq km) ice island that broke off from Greenland’s Petermann glacier

Jim Caldwell
Redondo Beach

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About jw60sea

Jim Caldwell has over 26 years of experience in the public safety sector in occupations ranging from professional ski patrol, and ocean lifeguard to firefighter. Jim has worked for the Redondo Beach Fire Department for the last 22 years holding successively higher positions of responsibility. For the last six years, Jim has held the rank of Engineer with responsibility for driving and operating the Department’s Engines and Tillered Aerial Ladder Truck. Throughout his career, he has shown a dedication not only to public safety but also community service.
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