9/8/2016 Glacial melt Skafta River, Iceland 63.7751116, -18.09628 Glacial melting and flooding occurs every year by the Skafta River in Iceland. As the water travels down towards the North Atlantic Ocean, incredible patterns are created on the hillsides. Rising lava, steam vents, or newly opened hot springs can all cause this rapid ice melt, leading to a sizable release of water that picks up sediment as it flows down from the glaciers.
Unfortunately, acqua alta (literally high water, or flooding) is part of daily life in Venice... at least some times of the year! Here's why it happens, how locals deal with it, and why it's getting worse. www.walksofitaly.com
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