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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Sólheimajökull Glacier

Sólheimajökull Glacier is an otherworldly landscape, its ice streaked with lines of volcanic ash. When you’re on the ice the glacier feels imposingly large, but the numbers tell another story: Sólheimajökull is melting, rapidly shrinking every year.

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Date Taken: 09.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Iceland
Copyright: © Jonathon Shannon