Photo Friday: Exploring Antarctica

The United States Antarctic Program houses a comprehensive photo library containing more than five hundred photos of Antarctica’s glaciers and icesheets, allowing the public to explore the continent’s unique ecology and ice-covered landscape. Enjoy the photos below.

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The second photo showcases Blood Falls at the terminus of Taylor Glacier. To learn more about the scientific process behind the glacial tounge’s vibrant coloring, check out this past GlacierHub article on Blood Falls.

Many thanks to Peter Rejcek and the National Science Foundation for allowing us to use these photos.