Photo of the Day

August 4, 2019

Ice Cave

Svalbard, Norway, is an archipelago near the North Pole, with terrain full of glaciers and ice caves. Here, a scientist works his way out of a deep vertical cave also called a moulin. He and his team map the caves to understand how water flows through glaciers-- which leads to sea level rise. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by jason gulley, National Geographic Your Shot

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