A new study has found that glaciers of the Greenland Ice Sheet erode away underlying bedrock much faster than thought. [Read about the Greenland glacier study.] The margin of the Greenland ice sheet, showing Russell Glacier (left) and Leverett Glacier (right).
The waterfall site at which the meltwater draining from Leverett Glacier was monitored.
A meltwater river on the surface of the ice sheet near Leverett Glacier.
Meltwater drains into a moulin on the ice sheet surface near Leverett Glacier.
Glacially eroded fjord near Nuuk, south-west Greenland.