January 5, 2015

Svinafellsjökull Glacier, Iceland

Photograph by Arctic-Images/Corbis

In eastern Iceland, hikers trek across Svinafellsjökull, an arm of Vatnajökull glacier, the country's largest. Iceland is indistinguishable from its glaciers; they started coming and going around three million years ago, even before the global ice age began.

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