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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Face of an Alaskan Glacier

Photo detailing the cracked shades of blue and white ice remnants from a glacial period approximately 4000 years ago. The ice at the front of the Alaskan Margerie Glacier (Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve) is anywhere between 75 to 200 years old and calves almost daily.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2012
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Glacier Bay, Alaska, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D3100
Copyright: © Deborah Maxemow