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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Glacial Outburst Flood from Vatnajökull in Iceland

From the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS):

Among the many adjectives for glaciers—spectacular, majestic, awe-inspiring—speed is not usually high on the list. However, glaciers are not always as slow as they look:

Image shows a glacial outburst flood from Vatnajökull in Iceland. Credit: Oddur Sigurðsson, Iceland Meteorological Office. #USGS #Science#glaciers

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