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In this July 21, 2011 photo, birds perch atop an iceberg in Qeqertarsuaq, Disko Island, Greenland. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Greenland's ice: beauty and threat

January 1, 1970

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.