20 ice landscapes and 20 million penguins

Enjoy this cocktail on the rocks as winter approaches (if you are living in the Northern Hemisphere), featuring icebergs, glaciers and other deep-frozen goodness from the six continents:

Mount Erebus
Mount Erebus, ice and fire from a living volcano in Antarctica.
Image by August Allen


Operation Iceberg
Penguins attempting a dominoes world record in Erebus and Terror Gulf, Antartica.
Image by Martha de Jong-Lantink




Antarctica Penguins
Jumping into the sea in Brown Bluff, at the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula.
Image by Martha de Jong-Lantink


Antarctic iceberg
Icebergs are nomads of the Arctic oceans, like this spaceship-shaped one.
Image by Polar Cruises


Ice landscapes
Did you know that there are only penguins in the South Pole, and polar bears in the North Pole?
Image by Polar Cruises


Frozen Planet
Some icebergs are like gigantic floating sculptures of ephemeral art.
Image by Marina1192


Iceberg Titanic
The iceberg that sank the Titanic is not this one. It has no paint marks.
Image by Polar Cruises


Bagley Icefield
Bagley Icefield, Alaska from the air.
Image by Denali


Operation Iceberg
It looks like the fantastic Iceberg lakes of BBC's Operation Iceberg, from Store Glacier of Greenland.
Image by Denali


Iceberg Lake
Bagley Ice Valley is part of the immense Wrangell-St. Elias National Park.
Image by Denali


Svalbard
The polar ice rim in Svalbard Archipelago, Norway.
Image by United Nations Photo


Svartifoss
Svartifoss, the black waterfall of Iceland.
Image by Arnar Valdimarsson


Fox Glacier
What about hiking inside a glacier like Fox in New Zealand?
Image by Steve & Jem Copley


Franz Josef Glacier
The scenic Franz Josef Glacier (New Zealand) on a misty day.
Compare its size with the tiny group of people below on the right.


Kamchatka volcano
Inside the crater of Mutnovsky Volcano, in Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia.
Image by Einar Fredriksen


Nepal Glacier
Thulagi Glacier, part of the Manang Mountain Range, Nepal.
Image by DFID


Nepal landscape
The sacred lakes of Gokyo, Nepal.
Image by Ivan Borisov


Kilimanjaro Glacier
Furtwängler Glacier, around the hills of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.
Image by Mouser Williams


Ventisquero Negro
Ventisquero Negro is the black glacier of Argentina.
Image by Señor Hans


Queulat
The spectacular Queulat Hanging Glacier, Chile
Image by Cavertingo


Exploradores Glacier
A deep pool in Exploradores Glacier, Chile.
Image by Felipe Cancino


Greenland Glacier
Channels of melted water in Russell Glacier, Greenland.
Image by Henry Patton


Mount Edith Cavell
Mount Edith Cavell (Canada), with Angel Glacier at the top and Cavell Glacier next to the lake.
Image by Thomas Plessis


Cavell Glacier
Ice cave inside Cavell Glacier, Canada.
Image by Banco de Imágenes Geológicas


Perito Moreno
Perito Moreno (Argentina), probably the most famous glacier in the world.
Image by Dave Lichterman


Aletsch
Aletsch Glacier (Switzerland), is the ice motorway of the Alps.
Image by Matthias Burch


Greenland
If you really love icebergs, there's nothing like living in picturesque Tasiilaq, Greenland.
Image by David Astley


penguin joke
Do you know any jokes about penguins?
Image by Scott Henderson




 

2 comments:

Jagmeet Gambhir said...

beautiful pics......it is really a great view of nature and excellent clicks

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