20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
On Knik Glacier

After landing on Knik Glacier from our doors off helicopter, I put cramp-ons on my boots so I could safely walk around on this 300' thick, 10,000 year-old glacier ice. The details throughout this image are tremendous.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Palmer, Alaska, United States of America
Camera: DC-S1R
Copyright: © David Ward