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Flowing movement of the Nimrod Glacier February 1, 2011

Posted by jtintle in Planets, Space Fotos.
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The Nimrod Glacier flowing around an ice peak

Credit:

DLR

Explanation:

The detailed picture of around 30 kilometres sent from the TerraSAR-X radar satellite shows the Antarctic Nimrod Glacier flowing around the Kon-Tiki Nunatak, a rock protruding through the ice sheet. It is even possible to pick out the fissures in the glacier’s main body.

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