4 square image by David Burdeny, Greenland iceberg
sixpenceee: “Elephant’s Foot Glacier in Greenland. The shape of Greenland’s Elephant Foot Glacier is so distinct that it stands out dramatically from its surroundings when viewed from space.
One of Frank Hurley’s famous early colour photographs of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s ill-fated ‘Endurance’ voyage, as part of the British Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, Hurley was the official photographer on the expedition.
Brinicle by bbc: Brincles are underwater icicles which form in calm seas of polar regions when the air is much colder than the water. Warm ocean water freezes into very dense, salty ice plumes which sink to the ocean floor spreading and killing organisms
Mt Erebus and a Dome Cloud, Scott Expedition, Antarctica by Herbert George Ponting 1911
Mt. Erebus and a Dome Cloud, Scott Expedition, Antarctica by Herbert George Ponting, 1911
Look carefully: You can just make out Air Force Colonel Joseph Kittinger, Jr. in a record-shattering free fall from the very edge of space on August after jumping from a balloon-supported gondola feet above New Mexico.