Continued rapid recession of the glacier tongue has led to considerable growth of the glacial lake.
Overview from the access path to the ice cave.
The new glacial lake seen from the west.
Tabular icebergs have calved from the glacier front.
Panorama photo of the new glacial lake and icebergs.
Crevasses behind the western part of the calving front.
The ice above the artificial cave is covered by insulating material.
New rolls of insulating material for additional protection of the ice cave.
New, ice-free ground along the west side of the glacier.
|Photos Jürg Alean, 17. August 2012|