Ground Truth Trekking

Scene of catastrophe

A glacier and a mountain conspire to create a tsunami that reshapes the landscape. The glacier undercut and steepened the mountain, then retreated to leave it unsupported. The mountain fell, 150 million tons of rock shooting down into the fjord at the front of the glacier. The fjord, displaced by that landslide surged uphill as a tsunami, reaching the point where this photo was taken from - about 600 feet above the water.

Download this image

Right-click on the size you want, and select "save link as..."

Image SizeFilesize
300 px42.2 KB
600 px81.6 KB
750 px128.2 KB
1600 px560.2 KB
Original17.6 MB

Embed this image

1) Select a size:

2) Cut and paste:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

Attribution and Copyright info

By Ground Truth Trekking

Content on this page is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial license. For commercial uses please contact us.