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One Very Big Hole

May 4th, 2008. By Dave Oei. 2,816 views.
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This comes courtesy of Woods Hole. A few weeks ago I wrote about the discovery of a plumbing system in Greenland’s ice sheets which allows meltwater to drain to the ground, kilometers below, facilitating the movement of ice toward the ocean. Well, here’s a picture of one such fracture after one such draining incident. Enjoy.

Source: Woods Hole

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