Photo Friday: Norway’s Picturesque Sognefjord

12 April 2019, by

Nicknamed the King of the Fjords, Sognefjord is the longest and deepest fjord in Norway. This week’s Photo Friday captures Sognefjord’s beauty and expansiveness.

Photo Friday: Mount Baker Is Letting Off Some Steam

5 April 2019, by

This week’s Photo Friday features Mount Baker, a glacier-covered volcano in the North Cascades. Last week, a steam plume drew speculation about the potential for an eruption.

Photo Friday: The Shrinking Glaciers of the Altai Mountains

29 March 2019, by

This week’s Photo Friday features the receding glaciers of the Altai Mountains, which are located in East and Central Asia.

Photo Friday: Taurus Mountain Range and the Last of Turkey’s Glaciers

22 March 2019, by

Turkey was once home to several large glaciers, many residing in the Taurus mountain range. Over the last few decades, their areas of coverage has decreased tremendously with changes in climate. Very few glaciers exist today.

Ragnar Axelsson Documents Iceland’s Disappearing Glaciers

5 March 2019, by

In striking monochromatic images, Icelandic photographer Ragnar Axelsson shows the poetic beauty of his homeland’s glaciers as they begin to recede in a rapidly warming world.

Photo Friday: Kevin Lyons Captures Alaska’s Mendenhall Glacier

1 March 2019, by

See Alaska’s Mendenhall Glacier from a local’s perspective and how human activities are bringing about rapid changes to Earth’s cryosphere.

Photo Friday: These Glacier-Covered Volcanoes in Chile Could Soon Erupt

22 February 2019, by

Heightened volcanic activity in the Nevados de Chillán prompted Chilean authorities to issue an orange alert in anticipation of an eruption.

Photo Friday: Code Yellow at Mount Veniaminof

15 February 2019, by

Mount Veniaminof is a glacier-topped volcano located in southern Alaska. The Alaska Volcano Observatory has issued a code yellow advisory due to recent seismic activity and low-level ash emissions. 

Photo Friday: Olafur Eliasson’s Ice Art Installation in London

8 February 2019, by

Icelandic-Danish artist Olafur Eliasson hopes to bring attention to melting ice sheets through art installations that make climate change tangible.

Photo Friday: Glacial Surfers in Iceland

1 February 2019, by

This Photo Friday, enjoy the brave Arctic Surfers, who offer stand-up paddle boarders and surfers opportunities to explore Iceland’s aquatic beauty.

Images Show Active, Glacier-Covered Volcanoes in the Russian Far East

25 January 2019, by

This week’s Photo Friday features two, restless glacier-covered volcanoes in Kamchatka, a peninsula lying on the Pacific coast of eastern Russia.

Photo Friday: Alpine Tourism in the Alps

18 January 2019, by

This week’s Photo Friday features personal images from GlacierHub reader and avid skier Amanda Maughan. Her photographs include The Matterhorn, the Zermatt Ski Region, and the Jungfrau Region.