18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Glacial River

This is an Aerial view of the Icelandic Glacial River heading towards the sea. When the glacier melts, the sediments formed by crushed rocks, mix with the water giving it color grey, light brown, iridescent blue-green, or milky white.

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Date Taken: 07.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Iceland
Copyright: © Manish Mamtani