RØde Island, East Greenland

RØde Island is red because it is made up of Carboniferous-Permian sediments that were lain down in desert on conditions on the super continent Rodinia. The heat allowed the red mineral haematite to form. ThisDSC_6900 DSC_6950 DSC_6971 DSC_6973 DSC_6975 DSC_6980 DSC_7012 DSC_7013 DSC_7025 island also traps icebergs and acts as an ‘iceberg graveyard’

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