Thursday, March 20, 2008

Marbled Icebergs

These stripey "marbled" icebergs are just incredible looking. The stripes are formed during periods of thaw and refreezing and get their colours from different gas and salt concentrations, as well as mixing with sediment and algae.

Iceberg Gallery 1
Iceberg Gallery 2

1 comment:

Ashley said...

Imagine the halitosis you could forestall with that cyclopean after-dinner mint.