Sondrestrom Fiord: A Mind Blowing Geography Lesson

July 8, 2016

Sondrestrom Fiord is a broad fluvial plain near Kangerlussuaq, then deepens dramatically further down.   I’ve been told it’s the longest Fiord in the world.

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In the first Dark Snow field trip, three years ago today, Jason Box saved the mission by booking a hail mary chopper flight from  Nuuk, at the bottom of this map, to Kanger, and then further, to the center of the ice sheet, where we obtained useful samples of the previous year’s melt layer.

One very mind blowing geography lesson.

Video below:

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One Response to “Sondrestrom Fiord: A Mind Blowing Geography Lesson”

  1. Magma Says:

    Some very nice videos, and a nostalgic reminder of the eight weeks I once spent in Greenland near the edges of the ice sheet.


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