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In this July 17, 2011 photo, a woman hikes along the edge of the Greenland ice sheet, near Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Greenland's ice: beauty and threat

Greenland's Inuit people have countless terms in their language to describe ice in all its varieties. This gallery of photographs by AP's Brennan Linsley likewise is something of a visual vocabulary for the striking and beautiful forms ice takes on and around the giant Arctic island.