Photo of the Day 27 December 2007

Glacier, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, Alaska, 2002
Photograph by Frans Lanting
A crumpled ice field forms at the confluence of two massive glaciers in Alaska's Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. These glacial rivers snake together among the park's mountains and form ice complexes that cover hundreds—sometimes thousands—of square miles.