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04/18/2012

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Crazy Beautiful Ice Caverns In Iceland

It looks as if these ice sculptures were created by a famous artist, but we have mother nature to thank for this beauty!
Over thousands of years, water escapes from glaciers due to the pressure. 
The caves are formed by water breaking through a moulin, which is a natural hole that melts its way from the top of the glacier to the bottom. 
As the water leaks out the bottom of the cave, it expands. 
One popular place to see these caves is in Skaftafell National Park in Iceland. 

Source posted by Julia
 


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