Arctic Ice

Arctic Nature & Wildlife Galleries


Moonlit Iceberg taken at midday during the polar night. Ice polished by the wind. N.W. Greenland. 1980

A seabird flies past the towering ice cliffs of an iceberg. West Greenland.

An iceberg shaped like a lemon meringue pie, bathed in warm autumn sunshine. Northwest Greenland. 1987

Grounded iceberg. The grooves are caused by air bubbles eroding the ice. Greenland. 1985

Iceberg and its mirror reflection in summer waters. Northwest Greenland

Substantial lumps of ice fall from the front of the Kongsbreen tidewater glacier, Kongsfiord, Spitsbergen.

Detail of an Iceberg in a calm sea, Scoresbysund Fiord. East Greenland. 2005

Towering Icebergs float to the sea from the Icefjord. Ilulissat. West Greenland.

A wedge shaped Iceberg reflected in calm water drifts off the coast of North West Greenland. 1987

Line of icebergs on the horizon drifting in calm water as the sun sets behind them. NW Greenland. 1987

View down glacier from the Icecap to iceberg studded sea. Cape York. NW Greenland. 1991

Low sunlight shines through iceberg ice stranded on a beach at low tide. Greenland

Frazil ice surrounds grounded icebergs in low autumn light before freeze up. N.W.Greenland 1991

Recently rolled over iceberg shows ridges formed under water. NW Greenland. 1991

An iceberg reflected in a pool of meltwater under the midnight sun. N.W Greenland. 1997

Crevasses in the Greenland Icecap indicate movement. Northwest Greenland. 1991

Fast moving glacier, Politiken Glacier, flows from the Greenland Icecap to the frozen sea. NW Greenland. 1998

Climate change, Meltwater pours off an iceberg passing a hole as chains of droplets. Scoresbysund Fiord. East Greenland. 2005

An Iceberg surrounded by melting sea ice in the summer off the coast of Northwest Greenland. 1997

Glacial lagoon with its own icebergs on the receding icecap. Beyond it a glacier flows into a fjord. NW. Greenland. 1991

Icebergs float in a sea filled with broken ice off Greenland. NW Greenland. 1980

A ribbon of clear blue ice runs through an iceberg and is reflected in the sea. West Greenland

Thawing slabs of sea ice in summer. blue with icicles. Northwest Greenland. 1980

Waves and studge ice near the shore at Uelen. Bering Strait, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2004

The floe edge at sunset with different ages of ice, grease ice and iceberg. Melville Bay. N.W. Greenland. 1986

Icebergs frozen into the sea ice of Meteorite Bay. Northwest Greenland. 1996

At -40 degrees Celsius frost smoke rises off the freezing sea at the floe edge near Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada. 1990

The floe edge in winter with newly formed ice flowers. Melville Bay. N.W.Greenland. 1986

Open water, new ice, and new ice with ice flowers, & Inuk and dog sled in the distance. Melville Bay, N.W. Greenland. 1980

Ice flowers on newly formed sea ice in winter. N.W. Greenland. 1986

'Ice flower' - frozen extrusions of salt formed on new sea ice as salt water freezes. Northwest Greenland. 1980

Sastrugi (wind carved ridges in snow) near Savissivik. Northwest Greenland. 1998

Wind clouds forming over melting sea ice in Northwest Greenland. 1997

Eider ducks (Somateria mollissima) resting at the floe edge near Saunders Island. N.W. Greenland. 1989

Pancake ice which forms in the early stages of the sea freezing. NW Greenland. 1991

An iceberg at the floe edge in winter. Melville Bay. N.W.Greenland. 1986
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