Gallery - W&A 5 August 2012 (Antarctica)

In mid-September, Christchurch hosts the NZ IceFest, a celebration of our relationship with Antarctica. In this issue, we salute that relationship with a portfolio of images portraying the frozen continent, and NIWA's work to better understand and protect it.

Find out more about NZ IceFest

See the images in our W&A 5 photo 'Antarctica' 

Sundogs grace an Antarctic sky over the Erebus Glacier. Sundogs happen in very cold temperatures, when airborne ice crystals form residual bright spots in a halo around the sun. Credit: Craig Stevens