Franz Josef Glacier was first explored in and is long. It is very unique as it descends from the Southern Alps to above sea level in to lush temperate rainforest. A spectacular and unmissable destination in New Zealand.
thesmithian: “ “ …frost flowers, a strange phenomenon where frost grows from imperfections in the surface ice amid extreme sub-zero temperatures…forming spiky structures that have been found to house microorganisms. In fact, the bacteria found.