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Waves surge round an ice arch on an ancient blue iceberg. Antarctica: Antarctica: Arctic & Antarctic photographs, pictures & images from Bry...

The 'frozen wave': Stunning 50ft blue ice monolith captured in the Antarctic

One of these days I'll get over what happened to the Titanic and I'll get here. Wanted to ever since reading Troubling a Star by Madeleine L'Engle.

Jade Iceberg by ducan777: Penguins cling to the summit of a capsized jade iceberg adrift in the Southern Ocean of the Australian Antarctic Territory #Anarctica #Jade_Iceberg

Icebergs sometimes have stripes, formed by layers of ice deposited on different conditions. Blue stripes are created when a crevice in the ice sheet fills up with melted water and freezes so quickly that no bubbles form. Green stripes form when an iceberg falls into the sea and a layer of water rich in algae freezes onto the bottom. Brown, black and yellow lines are caused by sediment, picked up when the ice sheet grinds downhill towards the sea. (Photos: Antarctica Series by Steve…

Antarctica Icebergs: Stripes are formed by layers of snow that react to different conditions. Blue stripes are often created when a crevice in the ice sheet fills up with melt water and freezes so quickly that no bubbles form. via finetuneyou.com #Iceberg #Antarctica #finetuneyou

Photo by @FransLanting “Iceberg Cathedral” Every iceberg tells a story. Each one is a snapshot of water frozen in time. This gigantic one, afloat in Antarctica’s Weddell Sea, looked like a turquoise cathedral with soaring archways and fluted columns sculpted by the corroding force of waves. When a group of chinstrap penguins came into view, they added reality to a surreal scene—their moment aboard the blue berg as fleeting as the life of the ice itself. Follow me @FransLanting for more…