HomeAboutActivitiesMapsPhotosPublicationsNews
 
Home >> General collection >> Falling ice from glacier front with blue ice , Svalbard
Size Pixels Download  
small 800 x 531 Download  
medium 2200 x 1461 Download  
large 3500 x 2324 Download  
original 4288 x 2848 Download  
Uploaded on Sunday 13 Nov 2011 by Peter Prokosch

Falling ice from glacier front with blue ice , Svalbard

Year: 2011
From collection: General collection
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Glacial ice appears blue under immense pressure. Snow falling onto ice is compressed as the glacier winds its way through valleys, to a body of water (river, lake, ocean etc.) During its travels, air bubbles trapped in the ice are squeezed out by the pressure and the ice appears blue.
Views: 265     Downloads: 109     Rating: 2
Relevant links:
Tidal flats at Westerhever, Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park, Germany
Raftsund, Lofoten/Vesterålen, Norway
Maassai People, Kraal near Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya
Cold water corals, Lophelia pertusa, beach of Vanna, Troms, Northern Norway
Soviet monument, Grumant, South Coast of Icefjord, Svalbard, 1982
Brünnich’s guillemot, Hinlopen Strait, Svalbard
Towards Denali National Park, Alaska
Footprints of shorebirds and gulls on mud flats, Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park, Germany
;