A Breathtaking But Fragile Landscape

Michael Studinger
November 17, 2009

Earth Institute | Columbia University

We are descending into a steep valley filled with ice on its way to the remnants of the Larsen B Ice Shelf that broke apart a few years ago. The ice here forms a huge floating surface that appears endless.

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Ice flowing through valleys in the Antarctic Peninsula Photo: Michael Studinger