Photo of the Day

September 16, 2016

Black and Blue

The first light of sunrise glints on a glassy chunk of ice, which has come to rest on a beach in Iceland. The dense, black beach sand is made of basalt, a rock found in regions of volcanic activity. The chunks of ice are likely fragments of a nearby glacier. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at natgeo.com/yourshot for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Maha Comianos, National Geographic Your Shot

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