13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Ross Sea Pancake Ice

"Pancake Ice" as seen from a vessel during late summer in the Ross Sea, Antarctica

This photo is a finalist in the Natural World category of our 13th Annual Photo Contest. See all 70 finalists here.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Ross Sea, Antarctica
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Sam Edmonds
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