Sheridan Glacier in Alaska • Earth.com

Last update: May 28th, 2020 at 9:00 pm

Today’s Image of the Day from NASA features Sheridan Glacier, a lake-calving glacier in southeastern Alaska.

Operation IceBridge is a NASA mission that recently completed 11 years of polar surveys. 

The airborne mission was developed to monitor the fluctuations of ice sheets and glaciers, along with their contribution to sea level rise. 

By Chrissy Sexton, Earth.com Staff Writer

Image Credit: NASA/UAF/Martin Truffer

 

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