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Greenland's fastest glacier reaches record speeds
February 3, 2014
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Jakobshavn Isbrae is moving ice from the Greenland ice sheet into the ocean at a speed that appears to be the fastest ever recorded. Researchers at the University of Washington and the German Space Agency measured the dramatic speeds of the fast-flowing glacier in 2012 and 2013. The results are published today in The Cryosphere, an open access journal of the European Geosciences Union.Full Story
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