Crying face revealed in Norwegian Glacier
A melting glacier has amazingly taken on the form of a face – worryingly resembling Mother Nature in tears at the state of our planet, writes Barcroft Media
The stunning image, that was taken at Austfonna, shocked onlookers who felt the vivid pattern in the melting glacier looked like teary-eyed nature staring straight at them in a foreboding manner. ‘Tears’ in the natural sculpture were created by a waterfall of glacial water falling from one of the face’s ‘eyes’ and painted an alarming picture warning the world about the effects of global warming.
Located on Svalbard, Austfonna is the world’s third-largest icecap after Antarctic and Greenland with a glacier front of 200 kilometres. This makes it the largest glacier in Europe.
The much talked about image was taken by marine photographer and environmental lecturer Michael Nolan while on an annual icy voyage to observe the glacier and surrounding wildlife on July 16.
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