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Library colors
Young buck in the marsh.
Pile of Gords
Platform in Kinderdijk, Netherlands
Pure leopard
The Festival
On sacred ground
Taking Flight
African wild dogs in Malewane private game reserve
Originally a Lighthouse
Kinderdijk, Netherlands
Ilulissat
Eternity
Ceiling of Grote Kerk, Haarlem, Netherlands
LA SIESTA
Steam Train leaving the station
Blue-footed Boobies from the Galapagos Islands
Dominoes in Havana
Mothers and grandmothers, poor but strong and generous women
Unimoto rider.
Anna & the Umbrella
Rincón and the palms
diamonds of the mammoth mountain
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Ilulissat

Located approximately 150 miles north of the Arctic Circle, the ilulissat icefjord is the sea mouth of Sermeq Kujalleq, one of the fastest moving active glaciers in the world. Annually, it calves over 35 km3 of ice (10% of the production of all Greenland calf ice and more than any other glacier outside Antarctica). At its eastern end is the Jakobshavn Isbræ glacier, the most productive glacier in the northern hemisphere. The iceberg calves off around 20 billion tons of icebergs every year! Studied for over 250 years, this icefjord has helped to develop our understanding of climate change and icecap glaciology. The icefjord was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004.

TAGS: Adventure, Greenland, Hiking, Travel

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Date Taken: 07.2017
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