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Glacier Seal

A ringed seal takes a rest on the sea ice in front of Nordenskiøldbreen on Svalbard. The fjords on Svalbard have lately seen less and less ice cover during the winter. This means less resting and birth chambers for the seals and less seals for the polar bears to hunt.

TAGS: Arctic, Glacier, Mountains, Norway, Seal, Winter

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Longyearbyen, Norway
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© David Wrangborg.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2014
Total Views: 14
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 18, 2014, 10:54 a.m.
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Camera Model: PENTAX K20D
Focal Length: 97.5mm
Shutter Speed: 1/800
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO100
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