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Iceberg from Jakobshavn Isbræ, Disko Bay

Iceberg from Jakobshavn Isbræ, Disko Bay (Credit: Ian Joughin, PSC/APL/UW)

Once icebergs calve from the front of Jakobshavn Isbræ they float roughly 60 kilometres down the fjord. They often become trapped in a shallow region where the fjord enters Disko Bay, near the Greenland town of Ilulissat.

Credit: Ian Joughin, PSC/APL/UW

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