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A group of friends visiting Plymouth Plantation
London Architecture
High tide coming in
Finn
Dramatic Dallas Skyline
Taste the Rainbow
Crystal icebergs on the black sand beaches of Iceland during sunrise
The Milky Way Galactic Core over Tibbett Knob.
The floor says more
Baby Raccoons in a Backyard in Central Virginia
Santorini Sunset
Ice Wall
Palms in the Sky
Mountain and rocks.
Perito Moreno Glacier - Patagonia
Sunset dhow ride in Lamu
Winter in the Everglades
Orange Clouds in the Distance
Boy on the Beach at Sunset
Portrait of a young male lion
Don't Talk to Me That Way
A beauty flower from Madura Island
London Eye at sunrise
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Ice Wall

Located in Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina, Perito Moreno Glacier is an anomaly amongst glaciers worldwide: it continues to grow in a world where most glaciers are receding at an alarming rate. As tall as a twenty story building and covering nearly one hundred square miles, the glacier presents an imposing wall of ice on the calm surface of Lago Argentino. The sharp cracks and low rumbles of falling ice remind us that Perito Moreno is constantly changing and its future is uncertain. Depicted here is one of the world’s largest reserves of freshwater as a fragile and otherworldly landscape.

TAGS: Argentina, Glacier, Ice, Landscape, Patagonia

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 12.2016
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Date Uploaded: July 17, 2017, 2:37 p.m.
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