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9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The glaciers at Crater Camp, 18,500 feet up Mt. Kilimanjaro. It's hard to tell scale but the glacier in the foreground is easily more than 50 feet tall. The ice doesn't melt into water--it sublimates

The glaciers at Crater Camp, 18,500 feet up Mt. Kilimanjaro. It's hard to tell scale but the glacier in the foreground is easily more than 50 feet tall. The ice doesn't melt into water--it sublimates from solid to vapor.

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Date Taken: 07.2011
Date Uploaded: 12.2011
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Camera: NIKON D300
Copyright: © Christina Rozek