Monday, January 21, 2013

Pure Blue

My daughter Kate, who took this picture
in Antarctica recently, explained to me that
the reason glaciers are partly blue is because the ice
absorbs all colors except blue—which it reflects.

Here's what it looks like from farther away.

[To see more macros, visit Lisa's Chaos. To see
more Blue Monday shots, see Smiling Sally's meme].

11 comments:

  1. Thank you, Alexa, for posting this. I've learned something today.

    Happy Blue Monday!

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  2. Interesting photo and information, too!
    Have a wonderful day!
    Lea
    Lea's Menagerie

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  3. Beatiful images.Must be such an interesting place to be..

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  4. Thank you for this information and stunning sight.

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  5. How stunning and I learned something new today.
    Ann

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  6. What great pics! Thanks for sharing them and your knowledge! :)

    dix---

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  7. this is incredible and fascinating.

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  8. I didn't know about the blue color - that's a fascinating information, so thanks a lot - besides of those terrific pictures!

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