Tracy Gletscher Glacier • Tracy Gletscher Glacier

Tracy Gletscher glacier in western Greenland. Credit: NASA/Michael Studinger

The Tracy Glacier discharges from the Greenland Ice Sheet into the head of the Inglefield Fjord. Therefore  just east of Josephine Peary Island. Also Its terminus lies between two nunataks. Mount Lee, the northern one, separates it from the Farquhar Glacier to the northwest and a larger nunatak, the Smithson Range, separates it from the Heilprin Glacier to the south.
Although the Tracy Glacier is contiguous to the Heilprin Glacier, both glaciers have a different nature, a fact which has been a source of puzzlement for scientists for over a century

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