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Ice Island Calves off Petermann Glacier

Petermann Ice Island-A Splits, Drifts
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Petermann Ice Island-A Splits, Drifts

Acquired on the afternoon of August 22, 2011, this natural-color image shows the Petermann Ice Island-A split in two off the Newfoundland coast.

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Petermann Ice Island-A in Pieces
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Petermann Ice Island-A in Pieces

Acquired August 22, 2011, this natural-color image shows the Petermann Ice Island-A split in two off the Newfoundland coast.

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Petermann Ice Island-A Off Newfoundland
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Petermann Ice Island-A Off Newfoundland

Acquired August 14, 2011, this natural-color image shows the Petermann Ice Island-A off St. Anthony, Newfoundland, where it had apparently grounded a week earlier.

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Petermann Ice Island-A off Newfoundland
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Petermann Ice Island-A off Newfoundland

Acquired August 4, 2011, this natural-color image shows the Petermann Ice Island-A off the northeastern tip of Newfoundland.

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Petermann Ice Island-A off Newfoundland
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Petermann Ice Island-A off Newfoundland

Acquired August 1, 2011, this natural-color image shows the Petermann Ice Island-A off the northeastern tip of Newfoundland.

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Petermann Ice Island-A off Labrador
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Petermann Ice Island-A off Labrador

Acquired July 28, 2011, this natural-color image shows the Petermann Ice Island-A drifting in the Labrador Sea, within 30 kilometers of Belle Isle.

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Ice Island Drifts Southward
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Ice Island Drifts Southward

Acquired July 27, 2011, this natural-color image shows the ice island PII-A off the coasts of Labrador and Newfoundland.

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Ice Island Calves off Petermann Glacier
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Ice Island Calves off Petermann Glacier

Acquired July 20, 2011, this natural-color image shows a remnant of an ice island that broke off Greenland’s Petermann Glacier off the coast of Labrador.

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Ice Island off Labrador
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Ice Island off Labrador

A massive ice island is lingering off the coast of Labrador, Canada, after an 11-month journey from the Petermann Glacier in Greenland.

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Ice Island Calves off Petermann Glacier
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Ice Island Calves off Petermann Glacier

Acquired August 16, 2010, this natural-color image shows the ice island that calved off the Petermann Glacier slowly migrating down the fjord.

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Ice Island Calves off Petermann Glacier
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Ice Island Calves off Petermann Glacier

Acquired August 11, 2010, this false-color image shows the ice island that calved off Petermann Glacier.

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Ice Island Calves off Petermann Glacier
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Ice Island Calves off Petermann Glacier

Acquired July 22, 2010, this high-resolution image shows cracks on the surface of the Petermann Glacier in northwestern Greenland.

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Ice Island calves off Petermann Glacier
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Ice Island calves off Petermann Glacier

Acquired August 5, 2010 , and July 28, 2010, these natural-color images show the Petermann Glacier before and after the calving of a massive iceberg.

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