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NOAA Photo Library Image - arct0456

The random geometry of Arctic ice with interlocking newer thinner ice which melts quicker, older thicker ice with elliptical melt ponds, and leads seen in the distance.

Image ID: arct0456, NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Location: Alaska, Beaufort Sea
Photo Date: 2008 August 17
Credit: Collection of Dr. Pablo Clemente-Colon, Chief Scientist National Ice Center

Category: Arctic Ice/

High Resolution Photo Available





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