Category: Sense of Place
Photo and caption by Anne Shen
The black sand beaches near Jökulsárlón are littered with large pieces of ice, melted off from the world's largest glacier and carried to the beaches through narrow streams. As a result, chunks of ice disrupt the ocean's natural ebb and flow as its waves head towards shore.
Location: Jökulsárlón, Iceland
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