Picture of the Day: The Remote Landscape of Eastern Greenland

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NASA's IceBridge mission captured this picture of the peaks of the Geikie Plateau region of eastern Greenland on April 16, 2012. IceBridge is a six-year effort to capture a 3D portrait of Arctic and Antarctic landscapes and document any ongoing changes to the region. The flights over Greenland are scheduled to wrap up in May. Beginning in October, NASA will fly over Antarctica.

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Rebecca J. Rosen is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where she oversees the Business Channel. She was previously an associate editor at The Wilson Quarterly.

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