Photo of the Day

March 24, 2018

Ice Caves

Every year, runoff and debris from Big Four Mountain in Washington state combine to form intricate and unpredictable ice caves. "Every year, they melt and expand, twist or contract, creating an entirely different scene from the year before," explains Your Shot photographer Michael Gribbin. "The jagged edges at the beginning of the caves reminded me of sharp teeth, making me feel as if I were in the mouth of a beast, waiting for the perfect moment to devour us." 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 Mikey Gribbin, National Geographic Your Shot

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