12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Summer lake

The climate and geology of western Russia provides its population with numerous small lakes, some of which were formed by ancient glaciers. In summer many of them serve as protection from the heat.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2012
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Russia
Camera: Canon EOS 1100D
Copyright: © Pavel Mylnikov