Monacobreen Glacier, Svalbard - 9

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Glacier, Svalbard - 9

 These arches that are often found at the front of glaciers are formed where melt water flowing under the glacier as a stream reaches the sea. There are often many birds concentrated in the area in front of the arches.

Photo; © Paul Ward - These are pictures from a cruise around Svalbard inside the Arctic Circle in high summer.