Ice World: Gallery of Awe-Inspiring Glaciers

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Mountains of Ice

Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Although they've been on the retreat since Earth's last ice age, glaciers still have the power to amaze. These frozen masses of ice cover 10 percent of…Read More »

Earth's land area, appearing on every continent, even Africa, according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC). Here are a few notables. (Above, glacial ice at Parque Nacional los Glaciares in Argentina.)   Less «
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