Photo: Arctic August Ice Retreat Fastest On Record



The Arctic's fastest known August ice retreat has left the region with just a little more ice than last year, as seen in images taken between March 10, 2008 (above bottom) and September 12, 2008 (top).

Images courtesy NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio. The Blue Marble Next Generation data is courtesy of Reto Stockli (NASA/GSFC)


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