It is possible to see the snow and ice runoff carrying silt from the hills into the Labrador Sea. The silt appears bright blue and green in the water, which is a result of the light's reflection on the water.
The eastern side of Greenland features much more broken sea ice than does the western side. The milky white swirls in the waters of the Atlantic are fields of broken sea ice. The swirls are due to currents within the water (source: NASA).
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