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Though the Sea of Okhotsk off the eastern coast of Russia is almost entirely covered in ice during the winter months, it is one of the more productive marine environments in the world during the late spring and summer months. Though the island is now officially part of Russia, it has switched hands several times…(Read More)

Over the past two and a half years, several large icebergs have separated from the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica and some have made their way out into the Pacific Ocean to melt. Mainland Antarctica lies across the left side of the image. The Ross Ice Shelf is the solid, uniform white mass on the…(Read More)

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