Greenland Climate
Greenland Ice Sheet
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Weather Stations
  • Greenland is the world's largest island, larger than France, Germany, the UK, Spain and Italy combined
  • Greenland is host to the second largest ice mass on the planet, covering 82% of the island
  • Area of all ice in Greenland: 1.8×106 km2
  • Volume of the ice sheet: 3.0×106 km3
  • Mass of the ice sheet: 2.7×1018 kg
  • Maximum ice sheet elevation: 3275 m
  • Maximum ice sheet thickness: 3367 m
  • Lowest elevation of the ice sheet bed: -555 m
  • Age of the ice sheet: ~2.4 million years
  • Potential global sea level rise contribution of the ice sheet: 7.4 m