A spruce forest on Ice

The spruce forest near the Malaspina Glacier is actually ON the Malaspina Glacier. Evident here is the spruce trees growing on ice. Spruce forest, Malaspina Glacier, Wrangell - St. Elias National Park, Alaska.

Spruce forest atop the Malaspina Glacier, Wrangell – St. Elias National Park.

The spruce forest near the Malaspina Glacier is actually ON the Malaspina Glacier. Evident here is the spruce trees growing on ice; barely a 12″ layer of soil sits beneath the surface of the ground and the ice of the glacier. Sitka spruce forest, Malaspina Glacier, Wrangell – St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska.

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