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bijou
06-04-2012, 12:31 PM
Recently unearthed photographs taken by Danish explorers in the 1930s show glaciers in Greenland retreating faster than they are today, according to researchers.
http://regmedia.co.uk/2012/05/30/rasmussen_greenland_explorers.jpgWe're not worried about rising sea levels. Well, we are in a seaplane.



The photos in question were taken by the seventh Thule Expedition to Greenland led by Dr Knud Rasmussen in 1932. The explorers were equipped with a seaplane, which they used to take aerial snaps of glaciers along the Arctic island's coasts. ...

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/06/02/1930s_greenland_glacier_retreat/