Glacier - is slowly floating mass of ice mainly atmospheric origin, formed from layers of snow, deformed due to melting and high pressure.
Scientists warn that the glaciers of the world are melting faster than previously thought. Already in the next few decades will disappear completely ice covers most of the peaks and glaciers of the Arctic. (Source: The Guardian)
2, National Park and Preserve Wrangell - St. Elias in Alaska
3, meltwater lakes on the glacier Jakobshavn superficiality, Greenland
4 According to the scientists, Greenland, with its active melting glaciers - a fairly accurate "thermometer" of global warming
5 The rate of glacial melting is accelerating rapidly planet
6 Climate change in the French Alps. Pictures taken in March of 2007 and 2008
7, the retreat of glaciers in the ski resort of Chamonix, French Alps
8, above one of the glaciers in the Swiss Alps spread out the insulation film to stop the melting of ice in the hot summer months
9 Loss of Himalayan glaciers in the period from 1968 to 2007
10, two pictures of Mount Kilimanjaro, 1992 and 2005
11 Melting pieces of ice, icebergs in the breakaway region Sandwich Islands
12 A huge glacial lake in Patagonia, formed in place of the glacier from 1928 to 2004. Patagonia glaciers are melting at a rate of 42 cubic kilometers per year
13 A piece of ice broke away from the glacier Uppsala, one of the largest in the Southern Hemisphere
14 iceberg that calved from the Ross Ice, which may block the Strait MakMerdo, causing the death of tens of thousands of penguins
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