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The Wrack

The Wrack is the Wells Reserve blog, our collective logbook on the web.

Posts tagged ice

  • The Rift

    | January 20, 2017

    It’s morning in Antarctica. It’s high summer in the Southern Hemisphere, and warmer ocean water and breezes have lifted the temperature on the Larsen C ice shelf to a balmy 32 degrees. Like a rifle shot, the ice occasionally gives off a pop that finds no place to echo across the flat, white, featureless plain.

  • Frost on the Windowpane

    | January 12, 2016
    Jack Frost paints beautifully. We're fortunate he brings his brushes to our hilltop center, where science and art intertwine. See more scenics in our Flickr album.…