Tasi­ilaq Fjord

GREEN­LAND

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When con­di­tions are at their peak — in April, vis­i­bil­ity can reach 100 feet un­der­wa­ter — stare down into the blue to see 90 per­cent of this mas­sive ice­berg from the sur­face. The struc­tures of the gi­ant in south­east­ern Green­land shim­mer blue-green­ish in the strong sun­light. The colos­sus re­veals un­ex­pected forms, sim­i­lar to a reef with canyons, coves and small plateaus, which ex­tend far be­yond the struc­tures of the ice­berg that can be seen over the wa­ter’s sur­face. In some places, sharp edges like over­size axes rise from the ice, and in oth­ers, the ice is tra­versed by fine cracks that run like veins through it. Al­most ev­ery­where is a thin, trans­par­ent layer of ice over a solid white core that looks like snow.

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