One of the most surreal landscapes I’ve seen, where a glacial river

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One of the most surreal landscapes I’ve seen, where a glacial river

One of the most surreal landscapes I’ve seen, where a glacial river

One of the most surreal landscapes I’ve seen, where a glacial river lagoon, or Jökulsárlón, empties into the Atlantic on the south coast of Iceland. The lagoon represents the receding Breiòamerkurjökull glacier that spews down from the peaks in the Vatnajökull National Park in colossal, miles-wide frozen rivers, melting to water and breaking up into great blocks of ice that groan and fracture as they slowly but surely thaw. On the black-sand banks of the beach at the lagoon’s mouth, smoothed by the rushing water, smaller chunks of ice wash up and arrange themselves like great diamonds on a jeweller’s black velvet. Photo: @andrewquilty. 15.10.2016. #Iceland #glacier @everydayclimatechange @azdarya

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