Antarctic ice | image by Alistair Knock

Antarctica Ice Cave by Ryan Andrew Biegen, via Flickr

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A region of great mystery and beauty: A dramatic iceberg in the Western Antarctica peninsula. Photo courtesy of Robert B. Dunbar

This is a rare meteorological phenomenon called a skypunch. When people see these, they think it's the end of the world. Ice crystals form above the high-altitude cirro-cumulo-stratus clouds, then fall downward, punching a hole in the cloud cover