View Full Version : 1930s photos show Greenland glaciers retreating faster than today

06-04-2012, 01:31 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. ...