Jakobshavn

Jakobshavn

 

a city in western Greenland, on Disko Bay. Population, 3,600 (1971). Jakobshavn, a fishing port, has enterprises for the processing of fish. The city was founded in 1741.

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This animation portrays the changes occurring in the surface elevation of the ice sheet since 2003 in three drainage regions: the southeast, the northeast and the Jakobshavn regions.
4 ( ANI ): Researchers have suggested that Jakobshavn Isbrae (Jakobshavn Glacier) is moving ice from the Greenland ice sheet into the ocean at a speed that seems to be the fastest ever recorded.
In past years, the Jakobshavn Glacier, located in the lower elevations of western Greenland, has experienced declines of nearly 100 feet in elevation over a single summer.
The giant glacier Jakobshavn Isbrae, for instance, accelerated from 9.
The conclusion stems from research on Jakobshavn Isbrae--a tongue of ice extending out to sea from Greenland's west coast--published in Quaternary Science Reviews.
One of the fastest-moving glaciers in the world, called Jakobshavn (pronounced YAH-kubs-hav' un), is on Greenland's west coast.
Acceleration of Jakobshavn Isbrae triggered by warm subsurface ocean waters.
The 318-berth Fram takes passengers to Eqip Sermia Glacier, a wall of ice that calves into the sea; icebergs in Disko Bay and at the mouth of Jakobshavn Ice Fjord, a World Heritage Site; and Jakobshavn Glacier, the worldOs most active glacier.
2008) 'Acceleration of Jakobshavn Isbrae triggered by warm subsurface ocean waters', Nature Geoscience 1 (10), pp.
They released a fleet of 90 rubber duckies into a moulin, or hole, in the Jakobshavn Glacier to learn how melting water moves through this massive, slow-moving river of ice.
The boat will voyage across the front of the Jakobshavn Glacier, one of Greenland's largest glaciers moving at a faster rate than ever before, losing 20 million tons of ice every day.
The stars' ship will sail across the front of the Jakobshavn Glacier, which is one of the largest in Greenland.