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Uploaded on Monday 13 Dec 2010 by Peter Prokosch

Glacier Mouth, Krossfjorden, Svalbard

Year: 2010 Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Krossfjorden lies within the Spitsbergen National Park in the Svalbard archipelago. The mountain formations in this area represent different geological periods and the site is recognized as an important monitoring station for climate variations. Lucky visitors to the area might witness the calving of ice into the sea from one of the five surrounding fjords.
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