20 Aug '11, 10pm

Liverpool Bay and Tuktoyaktuk Peninsula, Canada: Acquired September 2, 2000, this natural-color image shows t...

The land around Liverpool Bay in Canada’s Northwest Territories owes its otherworldly appearance to ice, both past and present. Thousands of years ago, this area was buried under a massive ice sheet that sprawled over much of North America. During that time, glacial activity carved out parallel lakes separated by strips of land that look like giant skeletal fingers. After the glaciers retreated, pockets of ice lingered underground. As those pockets have melted and the frozen ground has thawed, lakes have formed. The Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus on the Landsat 7 satellite captured this natural-color image on September 2, 2000, in a region east of Alaska, along the Beaufort Sea. The area includes part of Liverpool Bay, the Eskimo Lakes, and the Tuktoyaktuk Peninsula. Tundra overlies permafrost around Liverpool Bay, but at this time of year, the nearby ocean is free of sea i...

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Liverpool wins at Arsenal for 1st time in 11 years

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