Tag: glacier

Feb 3, 2015

Ice Climbing the Glaciers at the Top of Kilimanjaro

Ice Climbing the Glaciers at the Top of Kilimanjaro

Late last year, National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, Will Gadd, ascended to the highest point in Africa, taking matters one step further by climbing the famous glaciers found at the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Photograph above by Christian Pondella/Red Bull Content Pool Photograph by Christian Pondella/Red Bull Content Pool…

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Dec 30, 2013

Artist Fulfills Late Mother’s Dream to Visit Greenland and Create Art

Artist Fulfills Late Mother’s Dream to Visit Greenland and Create Art

Artist Zaria Forman In August of 2012, artist Zaria Forman led an Arctic art expedition called Chasing the Light aboard the Wanderbird up the NW coast of Greenland. The body of work—a series of large-scale pastel drawings on paper—sought to document climate change through art. As Zaria recalls on her website: “My mother, Rena…

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Jul 20, 2013

Picture of the Day: A Mighty Iceberg in Greenland

Picture of the Day: A Mighty Iceberg in Greenland

A MIGHTY ICEBERG IN GREENLAND Photograph by Rita Willaert In this fantastic capture by Rita Willaert, we see a large iceberg in Northeast Greenland National Park. The iceberg was spotted at 70°N 26°W. Northeast Greenland National Park is the world’s largest and most northerly national park. It protects 972,001 km2 (375,000 sq…

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Jul 1, 2013

Argentina’s Colossal Perito Moreno Glacier

Argentina’s Colossal Perito Moreno Glacier

Photograph by JAKUB POLOMSKI Website | Facebook | Behance At 30 km (19 miles) in length and over 250 sq km (97 sq mi) in size, the Perito Moreno Glacier is one of the most important tourist attractions in the Argentine Patagonia. It is located in Los Glaciares National Park in the southwest Santa…

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Jun 3, 2013

Picture of the Day: Dark Blue Bottom of an Iceberg

Picture of the Day: Dark Blue Bottom of an Iceberg

DARK BLUE BOTTOM OF AN ICEBERG Photograph by Aoraki Mount Cook Alpine Village In this photograph by Aoraki Mount Cook Alpine Village, we see the dark blue bottom of an iceberg in the terminal lake of New Zealand’s largest glacier, the Tasman Glacier. According to dr_glaciology, the ice is so blue because…

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Apr 8, 2013

Picture of the Day: Glacial Waterfalls

Picture of the Day: Glacial Waterfalls

GLACIAL WATERFALLS Photograph by KEENPRESS Photography | keenpress.com In this jaw-dropping photograph we see glacial waterfalls cascading into the sea. The photo was taken on or near Spitsbergen, the largest and only permanently populated island of the Svalbard archipelago in Norway. Svalbard represents the northernmost part of Norway, located about midway between…

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Mar 29, 2013

Picture of the Day: Orcas in Alaska

Picture of the Day: Orcas in Alaska

ORCAS IN ALASKA Photograph by Rennett Stowe In this beautiful capture by Rennett Stowe we see two Orcas surfacing as they make their way through a fjord in Alaska. In the distance a massive glacier can be seen. The killer whale (Orcinus orca), also referred to as the orca whale or orca,…

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Jan 4, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Berg Glacier

Picture of the Day: The Berg Glacier

THE BERG GLACIER Photograph by Jeffrey Pang The Berg Glacier feeds into Berg lake, which is located on the Robson River and within Mount Robson Provincial Park in the Canadian Rockies. The lake and glacier are at the doorstep of the north face of Mount Robson (3,954m/12,972ft) which is the highest peak…

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