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Glacier Size

All of Greenlands major glaciers would fit into Pine Island Glacier from a width perspective. The adjacent Thwaites Glacier is another 60% wider.


The surface data is just an estimation from the time when the measurements for the model were made. Since then they could have changed significantly.


The surface data is just an estimation from the time when the measurements for the model were made. Since then they could have changed significantly.


Data used

P. Fretwell, et al. 2013. Bedmap2: improved ice bed, surface and thickness datasets for Antarctica. doi:10.5194/tc-7-375-2013

Morlighem, M. et al. 2017, updated 2018. IceBridge BedMachine Greenland, Version 3. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.5067/2CIX82HUV88Y.