Under the ice

Above water level, the ice surface is seen as an expansive white plane. Under the water, ice morphology is very different. Various textures, thickness, and strange ice formations are readily visible to divers. Image courtesy of Arctic Exploration 2002, Rolf Gradinger, NOAA/OER.

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Arctic Expedition 2002

Arctic Expedition 2002: Aug 30 Log

NOAA Ocean Explorer Gallery