Colored Snow

Category: Outdoor Scenes


Photo and caption by Gaston Lacombe

At the Adelie Penguin colony near the Esperanza Base, Antarctica. Algae that lives in the ice and snow blooms when climatic conditions are appropriate, coloring the snowy surface when penguins shuttle to and from the ocean.

Location: Esperanza Base, Antarctica


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