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Landsat 1 MSS image of Iceland's largest (8,300 square kilometers) ice cap, Vatnajokull (Taken from USGS Fact Sheet 009-94,September 1994 at The USGS Glacier Images Atlas. Notice the snow line,and the small outlet glaciers draining from the main ice cap. The small outlet glaciers (valley glaciers) are gray (bare ice, ablation area) instead of white (snow, accumulation area). The dark black lines seen on some of these outlet glaciers are medial moraines. Also notice the braided stream system developed on the outwash plain (black areas in front the outlet glaciers), and sediment plumes along the coastline. These sediment plumes are created as silty glacial meltwater streams enter the Atlantic. The depression in the ice (SW of the V in Vatnajokull) is above the active volcano, Grimsvotn. This depression is a lake formed from enhanced basal melting around Grimsvotn. Water builds up in the lake, and periodically catastrophically drains a Jokulhlaup (glacial burst) event. 
Tom Lowell at the University of Cincinnati has designed a page for his glacial geology course. There are many nice images of glaciers and glacial features. Here's a link to his page.

Last updated by David Mickelson, January 12, 1999.