Ice Fjord


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Ice Fjord,

Spitsbergen: see IsfjordenIsfjorden
[Ice Fjord], inlet of the Greenland Sea and largest fjord of Spitsbergen island, Svalbard, Norway, 65 mi (105 km) long and from 8 to 20 mi (12.8–32 km) wide. It receives several glaciers. The towns of Longyearbyen and Barentsburg are on the inlet.
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Nearby is the Jacobshavn Ice Fjord, one of the country's three biggest 'ice streams', channelling ice from the Greenland Ice Cap into the fjord's glacier.
Scientists believe that if the current rate at which ice flows from the Jacobshavn Ice Fjord continues, in about 30 years' time, no more icebergs will calve into Disko Bay.
Our much anticipated descent back around the Disko bay and towards the famous ice fjord of Ilulissat is just as dramatic.
Our descent back around the Disko bay and towards the ice fjord of Ilulissat is just as dramatic.
Ilulissat with its Ice Fjord and the pastoral Narsaq in the south are my favourites, although my wife disagrees, having seen remote East Greenland.
NUUK (CyHAN)- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon travelled to the World Heritage site, the ice fjord, "Ilulissat" on Thursday morning after having to turn back yesterday due to a snowstorm.
There have been recent marked changes in the great glacier that feeds the ice fjord and it is now deemed officially "under threat".
And he will travel to the World Heritage site, the ice fjord, "Ilulissat", by boat, at the mouth of a glacier key to understanding climate change.
Scientists have also scrutinised whether it's possible to block the ice fjords of Greenland with reinforced high-tension cables, preventing icebergs from moving into the sea.