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The Nimrod Glacier flowing around an ice peak



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The Nimrod Glacier flowing around an ice peak
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This detailed picture, enclosing an area of 30 kilometres, obtained with the TerraSAR-X radar satellite shows the Antarctic Nimrod Glacier flowing around the Kon-Tiki Nunatak, a rock protruding through the ice sheet. It is even possible to see the fissures in the glacier’s main body.
Credit: DLR (CC-BY 3.0)