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Ice flow like molten metal
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Ice flow like molten metal

January 7, 2011
The detailed picture of around 30 kilometers 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.