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Ice: Portraits of Vanishing Glaciers

ICE: PORTRAITS OF VANISHING GLACIERS

A photographer explores the effects of climate change. 

 

Greenland Ice Sheet, Greenland, July 18, 2006. Meltwater lake perched on top of crevasses.

Photo: Photograph by James Balog/Extreme Ice Survey

ICE: PORTRAITS OF VANISHING GLACIERS

A photographer explores the effects of climate change. 

 

Ilulissat Isfjord, Greenland, August 24, 2007.

Photo: Photograph by James Balog/Extreme Ice Survey

ICE: PORTRAITS OF VANISHING GLACIERS

A photographer explores the effects of climate change. 

 

Mendenhall Glacier, Alaska, United States, September 15, 2010. Crevasses and icefall at the terminus.

Photo: Photograph by James Balog/Extreme Ice Survey

ICE: PORTRAITS OF VANISHING GLACIERS

A photographer explores the effects of climate change. 

 

Greenland Ice Sheet, Greenland, July 10, 2008. Silt and soot blown from afar turn into black "cryoconite," absorb solar heat, and melt down into ice.

Photo: Photograph by James Balog/Extreme Ice Survey

ICE: PORTRAITS OF VANISHING GLACIERS

A photographer explores the effects of climate change. 

 

Petermann Glacier, Greenland, August 5, 2009. Floating tongue and surface drainage channels.

Photo: Photograph by James Balog/Extreme Ice Survey

ICE: PORTRAITS OF VANISHING GLACIERS

A photographer explores the effects of climate change. 

 

Solheimajokull, Iceland, February 23, 2009. Snowdrift on bare ice, etched by volcanic ash.

Photo: Photograph by James Balog/Extreme Ice Survey

ICE: PORTRAITS OF VANISHING GLACIERS

A photographer explores the effects of climate change. 

 

Mendenhall Glacier, Alaska, United States, September 14, 2010.

Photo: Photograph by James Balog/Extreme Ice Survey

ICE: PORTRAITS OF VANISHING GLACIERS

A photographer explores the effects of climate change. 

 

Greenland Ice Sheet, Greenland, July 9, 2009. On the surface of a meltwater pool, crystals are formed by cold air at midnight.

Photo: Photograph by James Balog/Extreme Ice Survey

ICE: PORTRAITS OF VANISHING GLACIERS

A photographer explores the effects of climate change. 

 

Ilulissat Isfjor, Greenland, June 7, 2007.

Photo: Photograph by James Balog/Extreme Ice Survey

Ice: Portraits of Vanishing Glaciers

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