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Sun-melted berg

Giant ice crystals reveal themselves in sun-melted ice. Ice will melt more readily at crystal boundaries, and along discontinuities in the crystal, so if ice has been exposed to sun for a while it reveals the fist-sized and larger crystals that make up the berg. Read more about our Life on Ice expedition.

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By Bretwood HigmanErin McKittrickGround Truth Trekking

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