Black Rapids Glacier - lwpetersen photography
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Slice of ice in between two enormous rock slides. The thin layer of rock insulates the ice reducing melt and leaving the debris highly elevated above the uncovered ice. These rockslides occurred at the same time after a magnitude 7.9 earthquake in 2002.

Slice of ice in between two enormous rock slides. The thin layer of rock insulates the ice reducing melt and leaving the debris highly elevated above the uncovered ice. These rockslides occurred at the same time after a magnitude 7.9 earthquake in 2002.

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From 2012-08-28