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Uploaded on Monday 21 Feb 2011 by Peter Prokosch

Glacier from above

Year: 2010 Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Glaciers store about 75% of the world's freshwater and cover an astonishing 15,000,000 square kilometers of the World. Flying over these spectacular natural phenomena can be disorientating, as in this photograph, there can be few reference points to give away the sheer scale of what is below.
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