Solheimajokull glacier, Iceland

Solheimajokull glacier, Iceland

C026/5060 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 60.2MB

Downloadable file size: 6.1MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: The snout of the Solheimajokull glacier on the Myrdalsjokull ice cap in Iceland. It was melting rapidly due to climate change, but is now melting even faster after the eruption of Eyjafjallajokull covered it in black ash, meaning that it absorbs more of the suns solar radiation. Scientists predict that all of Iceland's glaciers will have disappeared within 100 years.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: ash, climate change, cloud, cold, crevasse, crevassed, disappearing, eyjafjallajokull, geomorphology, glacial retreat, glaciation, glacier, global warming, ice, ice melt, iceland, medial moraine, melting, meltwater, moraine, mountain, myrdalsjokull, rapid retreat, recede, receding, retreat, retreating, rock, shape, snout, solheimajokull, volcanic ash, volcanic eruption, white

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.