Photogallery: Methamorphosis of Ice – Unknown Perspective
Methamorphosis of Ice – Unknown Perspective
heading (paragraph): Nature
No. of pictures: 25 pictures
In today's photo gallery we'll take you to the fascinating world of ice. You will look at the diversity, the peculiarity or the originality of the ice structures, which is the product of one of the most common substances on the Earth's surface. We will cover the ice formations found in the old mining works in Hodrus and Banska Stiavnica, as well as the impressive ice-hills from the surroundings of Borinka near the Small Carpathians and the Siklava Rock in eastern Slovakia. In addition, enjoy pictures of the glacial caves in Iceland and the Alps.
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Source and photos: Albert Russ
Edited by: Infoglobe
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