19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Glacier rivers photographed from a small Cessna airplane over Iceland

After heavy rainfalls the glacier rivers contained dense ocher tones from the mud particles and purple blueish colors from the minerals of the glaciers. Seen from birds eye view the rivers look like an abstract painting.

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Date Taken: 09.2021
Date Uploaded: 10.2021
Photo Location: Iceland
Copyright: © Paul Lichte