Ice etching

Moment
Ice etching

Date:

Category:

Ice

Norway

Layer upon layer of signatures carved out by the keels of a multitude of meandering icebergs long ago are still frozen in time in this part of the Barents Sea.

 

Depth range
260-280 m
Location
17.737 deg E, 71.413 N
Projection
UTM 33N/WGS84
Data acquisition
Norwegian Hydrographic Service/MMT
Survey year
2009
Project
MAREANO
Acoustic system
Kongsberg Maritime EM710
Acoustic data processing software
Kongsberg Maritime Neptune, Geocap Seafloor
Grid resolution
5m
Image production
Margaret Dolan, Geological Survey of Norway, QPS-Fledermaus
Image caption
Margaret Dolan, Geological Survey of Norway