Mounted image 017: Penitentes ice formation on Chajnantor

These bizarre snow and ice formations, called penitentes, form in high altitude regions such as Chajnantor. This image was taken in December 2005.

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Id:mounted_0017
Release date:15 March 2011, 17:01
Dimensions:60 cm (W) x 40 cm (H)
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