Antarctic Mysteries



Interactive Crevasse Tracking

Drygalski placeholder Drygalski Ice Tongue

This 20 km wide slab of floating ice pushes into the Ross Sea, fed by the David Glacier draining a large part of Victoria Land, East Antarctica. This icy appendage continues to grow while the sea eats away at the ragged sides of the tongue. It may take... (more)

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rco placeholder Crevassed Area

This 18 km x 18 km region is only a small portion of the roughly 60 km x 400 km long Bindschadler Ice Stream in West Antarctica. Crevasses are mostly snow covered, but the caps of snow covering the voids beneath sag under their own weight... (more)

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