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Incredible Icelandic Aerial Photographs by Andre Ermolaev

aerial photographs of Icelandic landscapes taken by Russian photographer Andre Ermolaev. The photos capture rivers and streams as they make their way down the ashen sides of volcanoes in Iceland.

Striped glaciers. Weird looking but not that unusual, apparently.

Antarctica Icebergs: Stripes are formed by layers of snow that react to different conditions. Blue stripes are often created when a crevice in the ice sheet fills up with melt water and freezes so quickly that no bubbles form. Nature is amazing*


Nature's creating some outstanding forms of landscape. Amazing photo of Iceberg, Pleneau Bay, Antarctica Photo by Sander Klaassen


Jim Denevan creates temporary drawings on sand, earth, and ice that are eventually erased by waves and weather.

[Click thru for full-sized image!] Whoa. These weren't taken by a billion dollar satellite, just a dude and his Nikon. Turns out Dutch astronaut and physician Andre Kuipers, currently doing research on the International Space Station, is quite the interstellar shutterbug. All of the captions and photos (save the last) are his. Some of these don't even look real. [The Alps look very tempting, but I don't have my skis with me...]

33 Stunning Photos Of Our Amazing Planet Earth Taken By A Guy In Space

Dutch astronaut André Kuipers, who is currently on a expedition on the International Space Station, shares his incredible photography from space.

This view of the Earth rising over the Moon's horizon was taken from the Apollo spacecraft.

This view of the Earth rising over the Moon's horizon was taken from the Apollo spacecraft. Growing up, there was nothing I wanted to do more than become an astronomer. While my life has taken a different route, I am still drawn to looking up with awe.


Las sorpresas que revelan las nuevas fotos de Plutón

In the center of this wide image of Pluto from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is a large region of jumbled, broken terrain on the northwestern edge of the vast, icy plain informally called Sputnik Planum, to the right.