Photo Friday: International Mountain Day

In honor of International Mountain Day on Sunday, December 11th, GlacierHub is excited to share with you our most-liked photos on Instagram. You can follow us @glacierhub for more images collected by our authors. After all, who doesn’t love amazing photos of glaciers?

And don’t forget to check out more info on International Mountain Day, a global celebration of mountain life established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2003. This year’s theme is “Mountain Cultures,” celebrating diversity and strengthening identity. #MountainsMatter 

 

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High in the Himalaya Mountains, the Ladakh region in northwest India demonstrates how glacial lakes can offer lessons on adaptation (Source: Praveen/Creative Commons).

 

 

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Greenland’s Steenstrup Glacier with the Denmark Straight in the background (Source: NASA’s IceBridge Project).

 

 

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Amazing shot of an iceberg from the water below (Source: Ashley Cordingley/Creative Commons).

 

 

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An adventurer and his dog wander across an imaginary peak (Source: Sergey Grechanyuk).

 

 

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The Nooksack Indian Tribe looks to glaciers to save salmon populations (Source: Oliver Grah).

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