Glaciers of the World

Photos from the book «Glaciers» (Cambridge University Press, 2004)

Introducing glaciers
Glaciers and ice sheets cover a tenth of the Earth`s surface [more]
The glacier family
Glaciers come in all shapes and sizes [more]
Fluctuating glaciers
Sensitive indicators of climatic change [more]
Nature's conveyor belt
Glaciers transport large volume of debris [more]
Antarctica
The icy continent [more]
Glaciers and volcanoes
Glacierized volcanoes cause floods [more]
Shaping the landscape
Glaciers have shaped a third of the land surface [more]
A haven for wildlife
Animals and plants near glaciers [more]
Glacier hazards
Ice avalanches and glacier outburst floods [more]