Foxy Michelin Man - River Sligachan Ice Abstraction #3
Isolated ice pockets create interesting visual abstract shapes, textures, and patterns. Reflections of the environment and transparent shapes from the depths below blend this image to a surreal 3-dimensional abstract. Location: The Sligachan River Bridge, Portree, Isle of Skye, Scotland, United Kingdom.
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Grizzly Bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) claw scratch marks on Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis) trunk with barbed wire from researchers to snag hair, in temperate coastal rainforest, Inside Passage, Coast Mountains, Great Bear Rainforest, British Columbia, Canada, July
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Glacial striation, Switzerland
Glacial striation. View over the striated (grooved) surface of bedrock in front of the Aletsch Glacier, Switzerland. These grooves were formed as the glacier passed over the rock, and debris frozen into its base gouged and scratched the surface. The Aletsch Glacier is the largest glacier in the Alps, with a length of around 23km and covering more than 120 square kilometres. It lies in the eastern Bernese Alps, Valais, Switzerland.
© DR JUERG ALEAN/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY