18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Polar bear and small expedition boat share the same ocean

100 miles north of Spitzbergen and under the midnight sun, with our expedition boat in the background, a healthy polar bear rests on an ice floe before continuing it's swim further north to the edge of the polar ice cap.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Svalbard and Jan Mayen
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Copyright: © Russell Millner