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18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Three birds and a river

Three white birds (gulls, centre) show the enormity of glacial streams convergence that gives birth to a river at the western edge of Vatnajökull, as seen from above (>1200ft). Streams are coloured by different minerals and silt. Aerial shot from small airplane - Cessna 172.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2019
Date Uploaded: 08.2020
Photo Location: Iceland
Camera: GFX 50S
Copyright: © Andro Loria