April 3, 2010
Ice Cross, Maine
Photograph by John Stanmeyer
This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment
A cross hewn for Epiphany in the ice of Maine's Kennebec River by parishioners of St. Alexander Nevsky Russian Orthodox Church commemorates the baptism of Christ. The water from the carving will bless the church.
See more photographs from the April 2010 National Geographic feature story "Sacred Waters."