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Aoraki/Mount Cook Photo: 'Hanging ice shelves on Aoraki/Mt Cook's summit' by Hugh Cross

Hanging ice shelves on Aoraki/Mt Cook's summit, Aoraki/Mount Cook
user: Hugh Cross (5 photos)
photo taken at: 10:28 am 12 Nov 2019

Hanging ice shelves on Aoraki/Mt Cook's summit

New Zealand | Aoraki/Mount Cook

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The pillows of snow and ice on the summit are extraordinary how they can build up to such huge sizes on such steep slopes. The exposed ice on their lower faces seem to glow with an eerie light blue light, and must cause immense avalanches when another portion breaks away.