PIA17281: Ice Front at Venable Ice Shelf
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This photo shows the ice front of Venable Ice Shelf, West Antarctica, in October 2008. It is an example of a small-size ice shelf that is a large melt water producer. The image was taken onboard the Chilean Navy P3 aircraft during the NASA/Centro de Estudios Cientificos, Chile campaign of Fall 2008 in Antarctica.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech/UC Irvine

Image Addition Date:
2013-06-13