Capturing the Cold, Striking Beauty of Glacier Caves...Before They Melt

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"The water pouring from this cave is what helped to give it it's shape," Guth explains, "there are two entrances, one through this water spout and one around the corner where the light is streaming through."

Water traveling through a moulin—or chute through the glacier's ice—is the most common way a cave is cut into the inside of a glacier.

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Photo credit: Eric Guth