Glaciers of the World

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

Introducing glaciers

Introducing glaciers
Glaciers and ice sheets cover a tenth of the Earth`s surface [more]

The glacier family

The glacier family
Glaciers come in all shapes and sizes [more]

Fluctuating glaciers

Fluctuating glaciers
Sensitive indicators of climatic change [more]

Nature's conveyor belt

Nature's conveyor belt
Glaciers transport large volume of debris [more]

Antarctica

Antarctica
The icy continent [more]

Glaciers and volcanoes

Glaciers and volcanoes
Glacierized volcanoes cause floods [more]

Shaping the landscape

Shaping the landscape
Glaciers have shaped a third of the land surface [more]

A haven for wildlife

A haven for wildlife
Animals and plants near glaciers [more]

Glacier hazards

Glacier hazards
Ice avalanches and glacier outburst floods [more]