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Volume 9, issue 6
The Cryosphere, 9, 2215–2218, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-9-2215-2015
© Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
The Cryosphere, 9, 2215–2218, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-9-2215-2015
© Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Brief communication 01 Dec 2015

Brief communication | 01 Dec 2015

Brief communication: Getting Greenland's glaciers right – a new data set of all official Greenlandic glacier names

A. A. Bjørk et al.
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During the last centuries hundreds of glaciers in Greenland have been mapped and named. Here we present the official database of all Greenlandic glacier names - consisting of 733 glacier names that have been approved by the Greenlandic authorities. This data set will help researchers working with Greenlandic glaciers in naming the glaciers properly in order to avoid future misunderstandings and will help the researcher who is looking for older glacier names found in the historic literature.
During the last centuries hundreds of glaciers in Greenland have been mapped and named. Here we...
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