The Danish captain Jens Arnold Dietrich Jensen reached, in 1878, the Jensen Nunataks (5400 ft.
and three nunataks were observed piercing the snow.
Only occasionally there emerge lofty rocks, isolated but not completely covered by the ice-cap; such rocks are known as nunataks (an Eskimo word).
relict areas have either remained ice-free islands (nunataks ), or were preserved under ice.
These relict areas have either remained ice-free islands (nunataks), or were preserved under ice.
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