October 14, 2011

Ice Canopy, Japan

Photograph by Brian Skerry, National Geographic

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A diver explores an ice canopy off Hokkaido, Japan. The frozen seas here are a harsh realm to explore, but they’re anything but bleak, sustaining a variety of life above and below.

(From the National Geographic book Ocean Soul by Brian Skerry)

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