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Mendenhall Glacier, Alaska
April 1, 2014

Glacial Place

"Mountaineering and ice climbing are among my greatest thrills—they give me the feeling of working with nature to push myself beyond the limits," says Your Shot contributor Snehal "Neil" Gaikwad. "Being a mathematician, I am scientifically and philosophically attracted to this aerial photograph, captured during an adventure trip to the Mendenhall Glacier, near Juneau, Alaska. While the helicopter was cutting through fog and wind, I was patiently waiting for the best visibility and this aha! moment."

This photo was recently featured in the Your Shot Daily Dozen.

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Photograph by Snehal Gaikwad, National Geographic Your Shot

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