Full-size image (press browser back button to return) is a user-supported website.

The photoblog is free on the web.
Site subscribers can also access all our other educational content, with no banner ads.
Click here to learn about
Enchanted Learning.

Already a member?
Click here.

Enchanted Learning® Photoblog      Posted October 21, 2013   2:11 pm

Glaciers at Wolstenholme Fjord
Glaciers at Wolstenholme Fjord

Wolstenholme Fjord, 700 miles north of the Arctic Circle, in remote northwest Greenland, is the only place in the world where four glaciers meet! You're looking down on it from 36,400 feet in the air.

Two of the four glaciers are visible. Harald Moltke Glacier extends horizontally near the bottom, and Knud Rasmussen Glacier can be seen above and to the right of the center of the photograph. Salisbury Glacier and Chamberlin Glacier are obscured by clouds.

Nearby, but not visible in the photo, is Thule Air Base, the northernmost base of the U.S. Air Force.

      Full-size image (press browser back button to return)


Date taken: July 5, 2013
Place taken: In the air above northwest Greenland
Mitchell Spector
Copyright ©2013 Enchanted Learning, LLC


The Canadian Arctic: Coutts Inlet

Paris from the Montparnasse Tower

Snap Lake Diamond Mine

Diavik and Ekati Diamond Mines

A Half-Mile over Seattle

A Glimpse of History West of Edinburgh

Glaciers at Wolstenholme Fjord

Northern Lights over Hudson Bay

Seven Miles over Cleveland

Mercer Island and Mount Rainier

From Seattle to the Cascade Mountains

A Sliver of the Ring of Fire