East Coast In Early Spring

Plane Views Over Greenland

I've flown over Greenland several times and take photos of the island when there are breaks in the clouds. Greenland's east coast features spectacular expanses of sea ice, glaciers, fjords and rugged mountains. From 37,000 feet, there's no sign of human activity.

Most of my crossings have been during the summer, but in 2013 I had an early spring business trip to London. There was more snow and sea ice, creating a different look than what I was used to.


eastern greenland coastline

Eastern Greenland Coastline (U13A0197)


eastern greenland coastline

Sea Ice along Greenland's East Coast (U13A0202)


eastern greenland coastline

Eastern Coastline and Clouds (U13A0198)
A few clouds cover part of Greenland along its eastern coast.


greenland coast, sea ice and clouds

Clouds, Coast and Sea Ice (U13A0201)


greenland glacier flows into ocean

East Coast Glacier Flows into the Sea (U13A0208)
A glacier meets its end when it reaches the ocean along the eastern coast of Greenland.


greenland glacier flows into ocean

East Coast Glacier Flows into the Sea (U13A0210)
This is the same glacier as in the previous photo, but from a different angle.


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