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Calving Glacier



Calving of glaciers is often accompanied by a loud cracking or booming sound[3] before blocks of ice up to 60 metres (200 ft) high break loose and crash into th...
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Calving of glaciers is often accompanied by a loud cracking or booming sound[3] before blocks of ice up to 60 metres (200 ft) high break loose and crash into the water. The entry of the ice into the water causes large, and often hazardous waves. The waves formed in locations like Johns Hopkins Glacier can be so large that boats cannot approach closer than 3 kilometres (1.9 mi). These events have become major tourist attractions in locations such as Alaska.
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Pinguru
 
Pinguru December 14, 2016
great pics from Alaska!
CURUTCHET
 
CURUTCHET November 16, 2017
that is bad news the climate become warmer

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Behind The Lens

Location
In the Inside Passage of Alaska's Glacier Bay National Park
Time
Early afternoon as the light heightened the natural blue highlights of the glacier
Lighting
None
Equipment
Canon EOS 5DSr with a 24-105 mm Canon lens
Inspiration
The awesome force of nature...you're kidding right?
Editing
None
In my camera bag
Canon EOS 5DSr, 24-105 mm Canon lens, 70-300 mm Canon Lens, various filters and tripod.
Feedback
Patience

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