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Nick Cobbing Freelance / Greenpeace International
"Surface Tension"

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"Old Ice" An iceberg made of densely formed ice, often called 'old' ice, shows light transmitted through it. This colour compaction and it's green-blue colour suggests it is older than the other ice formations surrounding it. South Eastern Greenland.

The melting and freezing of the now fragile Greenlandic ice creates the unique features and colours displayed in these photographs. All photographed from the air. It is predicted that sea-levels may rise by 6.8 Metres were the Greenland Ice-cap to melt completely.



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