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Unfrozen: Greenland Was Once Ice-Free for 280,000 Years

More than a million years ago, frosty Greenland was ice-free, its bare bedrock exposed for 280,000 years, researchers have found.

During this exposed stint, the island’s overall ice cover could have dropped by more than 90 percent, the scientists reported today (Dec. 1,090 more words

Daily News

Arctic Travels: Concord Geology in Greenland

In the previous post, the article Volcanic Travels featured a geology research trip to the Pacific northwest with Concord students.  Not to be outdone, in 2015 two Concord geology students joined me in a field expedition to a remote site in western Greenland north of the Arctic Circle in July and August.  1,598 more words

Undergraduate Research

Bergman's recount Arctic trip at Rotary

On December 1, Patricia and Bruce Bergman told the Rotary Club of Burney-Fall River about their trip to the Arctic during the summer.

The talk was illustrated with beautiful slides of photos that they had taken on their journey. 782 more words

Northern California

Erik the Red and Leif Erikson

The father and son team of Erik the Red and Leif Erikson represent the most famous Viking explorers. Erik would found the Greenland colony in the 980s, while Leif would become the first European to set foot on the North American continent – as well as establish a settlement. 181 more words

The Sun does exist

Narsaq, Greenland.

In summer, sometimes, you can also enjoy the sun in Greenland.

En Groenlandia no todo es hielo y frío. A veces, la tibia luz del sol te regala grandes momentos.