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November 23, 2009

Glacial beauty

Views of glaciers seen from space.

To a geologist, glaciers are among the most exciting features on Earth. Though they seem to creep along at impossibly slow speeds, in geologic time glaciers are relatively fast, powerful landscape artists that can carve out valleys and fjords in just a few thousand years.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at November 23, 2009 07:24 AM