Tag: glacier

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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