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southern Iceland from the air
November 16, 2015

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Photographing from a Cessna, Stas Bartnikas captures a seasonal view of southern Iceland. Bartnikas explains that as glaciers melt in the summertime, rivers start their currents among fractures in the lava fields. “The easiest way to see it is [by] flying above,” he writes.

This photograph was submitted to the 2015 National Geographic Photo Contest.

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Photograph by Stas Bartnikas

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