It’s been so cold for so long in the midwest that the Great Lakes are almost completely covered with ice. The last time they came this close was in 1994, when 94% of the lakes’ surface was frozen. As of Thursday, ice cover extended across 88%, according to the federal government’s Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory in Ann Arbor. See more
For the past 13 years, German photographer Bernhard Edmaier has been taking astonishing photos of landscapes shaped in the course of natural geological processes, without any human influence or manipulation. The results are truly inspiring.
“Driven by his perennial interest in natural phenomena, Bernhard Edmaier travels extensively to deserted and still untouched corners of the globe to gather material for his books and other photographic projects.”