Black ice, Lake Silvaplana, Switzerland

Black ice, Lake Silvaplana, Switzerland

C026/7706 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 63.9MB

Downloadable file size: 7.4MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: BERNHARD EDMAIER/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Aerial photograph of black ice on Lake Silvaplana, Switzerland. During very cold periods in wintertime when there is no wind and no snowfall, a thick, crystal-clear ice sheet can form on mountain lakes. The ice seems to be black due to the dark colour of the deep waters of the lake, which one can observe looking at the see-through layer of ice. Cracks and fields of air bubbles trapped in the ice appear as the white structures.

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

Keywords: aerial image, aerial photograph, air bubbles, black and white structures, black ice, crack, cracks, earth, earth from above, earth sciences, environment, frozen lake, geo art, geoart, geography, geology, ice, ice sheet on a lake, ice skater, patterns, skater, spots, switzerland, winter

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