Saturday, 21 July 2007

Icebergs and glaciers

A few pictures of glaciers moving towards the sea, and icebergs off the coast of Greenland.


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Just me and one other person in economy took pictures of these, as everyone else was transfixed by a trashy Hollywood inflight movie.


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In the above picture, I'm presuming that the browner area of sea is the land being scraped off by the glacier above it and dumped into the Arctic ocean.


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Even from 32,000 feet, Greeland just looked huge, stretching away over the horizon towards the North Pole.


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5 comments:

  1. Thanks for the pics - I've managed to be sat on the wrong side of the plane each time I've flown over this past week :-)

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  2. Karelian Blonde22 July 2007 at 19:39

    Simply amazing!

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  3. Awesome! Last time I went that way there was a rush for standing spaces by the window!

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  4. Ooh, I took pictures like this last August, when I flew over Greenland. I was practically hanging out of the windows to take them! They are great!

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  5. carol chauveau30 July 2007 at 21:40

    hi,now i know why your blog on IB has went quiet! I took pics like these flying to new zealand via LA was really grat looking down over the artic circle --hudson bay,the pas,regina edmonton,saskatoon then down over the rockies to LA.making out thye hoover dam etc,brilliant flight! next time i go to NZ(december,with one week stopover in singapore) hope to get good shots but don't think it will be so spectaular as the last flight. when will you be back on IB?

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