18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Jankuat in 1931 and today

This photo shows us an archive picture of Jankuat glacier in comparison to its modern view. The archive photo was taken in 1931, and I took this picture in September 2020. Actually, the glacier has retreated 1-1,5 km behind its historical boundary.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Russia
Camera: PENTAX K-5
Copyright: © Anton Romanov