Ground Truth Trekking

Patina decaying

This vista hardly says "glacier" but ice underlies these hills, even to the forest beyond. The rocks are usually only a few feet thick. Where they insulate the ice it resists melting until it becomes a hilltop, when it crumbles away and melts all the faster. Read more about our Life on Ice expedition.

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By Bretwood HigmanErin McKittrickGround Truth Trekking

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