The Largest Glacier Calving Event Ever Caught on Camera!

The event shown in the video below has been entered into the 2016 Guiness Book of World Records – and into all other historic records – as the largest glacier calving event to have ever been captured on film. For about three minutes, we watch tier after tier of ice breaking off the parent glacier and crash into the choppy, chunky icy waters below. Where things get truly UNBELIEVABLE is towards the end of the film, when things are put into perspective for us and the true scale of the event is revealed during a presentation of the footage. Absolutely fantastic!

Video Source: “CHASING ICE” captures largest glacier calving ever filmed – OFFICIAL VIDEO” uploaded by Exposure Labs to YouTube channel www.youtube.com/watch?v=hC3VTgIPoGU

Terrifying Video of Avalanche Hitting Everest Base Camp

In April of this year, tremors and earthquakes thoroughly shook up the country of Nepal, as well as the Himalayan mountain range, which lies over a continental plate boundary (where two continental tectonic plates are colliding). In addition to totally devastating the city of Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital, the earthquakes triggered several avalanches, one of which was filmed by Jost Kobusch at the Everest Base Camp…

Video Source: “Hit by Avalanche in Everest Basecamp, 25-04-2015” uploaded by Jost Kobusch on YouTube channel https://youtu.be/_JC_wIWUC2U

A Glacier in Fast-Forward

Franz Josef Glacier as seen from the valley floor. This 12km-long glacier can be found on the west coast of New Zealand’s South Island, in the Westland Tai Poutini National Park.

 Ever wanted to see a glacier flowing in high speed? No? Never really thought about it? Yeah… me neither. And then I saw this video and it totally blew my mind…