Chasing ice: glaciers in retreat

Telegraph: When the photographer James Balog reached Iceland's Solheim Glacier in October 2005, he couldn't believe his eyes. He had photographed the glacier only six months earlier for the New Yorker magazine, then anchored and marked all his camera positions with sticks and piles of rocks. The glacier had been receding by several hundred feet a year, but by October it had moved so far that Balog thought he had made a mistake. For three hours he and his assistant compared prints of their earlier shots, thinking......

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