February 18, 2014

Vatnajökull, Iceland, Rafter

Photograph by Vilhelm Gunnarsson, National Geographic Your Shot

A rafter drifts under Vatnajökull, Iceland's largest glacier. Iceland sits athwart the volatile Mid-Atlantic Ridge, where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates pull apart, creating an extensive and active volcano zone.

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