Pilots Andy Ferguson and Don Watrous fly a plane carrying NASA scientists on a mission to track melting ice in eastern Greenland on Wednesday. Greenland has been melting faster in the last decade and this summer, it has seen two of the biggest melts on record since 2012.
(AP Photo/Mstyslav Chernov)
Greenland in the Mercator projection, left, and overlaid on the Eastern U.S., right. (thetruesize.com via The Washington Post)
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