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More: Greenland, October 23, 2009
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G-CIVK (cn 25818/1104) En-route LHR-LAX. We had been airbourne 3 hours 10 mins with cloud cover beneath us. Then we had a 40 minute break in the clouds and what a sight! Perfect trip, 1st 744 flight, 1st visit to LAX and the amazing ice fields too! Dedicated to my 'Fox'
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A visitor from - posted Sun March 9, 2014:
The main reason this is such an appealing image is that we get stunning, razor sharp scenery of fascinating terrain from high above but without a big, fat wing cutting across the picture (and no watermark, either, of course).

This is what drives this image to 5 big stars and beyond. Thank you so much.

A visitor from - posted Sat July 13, 2013:
Excellent composition and clarity. The contrast of the RR engines & the frozen landscape below is very effective.

A visitor from China posted Fri June 28, 2013:
Wow!pretty different from what i've seen on the flight from HK to NY.what a white arcitc!

A visitor from Brazil posted Mon July 16, 2012:
Omg Global Warming >>...

A visitor from - posted Wed July 11, 2012:
WoW!!!!!

A visitor from - posted Sun June 17, 2012:
This is one of the so many reasons why flying is indeed exciting and a pleasure.

A visitor from United States posted Fri November 4, 2011:
"Greenland". lol Amazingly beautiful!

A visitor from - posted Thu November 3, 2011:
Is it just me or those engines are shrinking???

A visitor from - posted Thu August 18, 2011:
On route from Moscow to Habana, we fly over Greenland too. Fabulous sceneries!!!

A visitor from Germany posted Wed May 25, 2011:
Definitely Greenland! Nevertheless - awesome shot!

A visitor from Germany posted Tue March 15, 2011:
I would also say that after 3 hours flight time it is most probably Greenland underneath and not Canada.

A visitor from United States posted Wed March 9, 2011:
Id say Nunavut

A visitor from - posted Sat February 26, 2011:
I think itis somwhere over greenland

A visitor from - posted Fri January 28, 2011:
Feels like you can reach out and touch the ice!! 5* shot!!

A visitor from Finland posted Tue January 18, 2011:
It reveals the truth of winter:It is cold.

A visitor from Finland posted Thu December 9, 2010:
Wow, that's breathtaking! more than 5*

A visitor from - posted Sat September 11, 2010:
5 stars for sure! Very nice shot of a wonderful view. Congratulations from Brazil

A visitor from United Arab Emirates posted Mon June 28, 2010:
5 stars because its beautiful and tha fact that the picture was taken the day I was married........

A visitor from Mexico posted Tue June 22, 2010:
A view of Heaven!! Wow!!

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sun June 20, 2010:
Faboulous!

A visitor from Germany posted Sat June 19, 2010:
Wonderful photo

A visitor from - posted Tue June 1, 2010:
Amazing! thanks for not putting an a.net logo in the middle!!! :)

A visitor from United States posted Fri March 19, 2010:
My god, if I were you I would never look away from the window until the clouds come back.... truly remarkable.

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Wed March 3, 2010:
Brilliant shot! Bear Gryll is down there!!:)

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Tue February 16, 2010:
Outstanding... a genuine top drawer landscape image... raw nature below, being defied by RR engines above

A visitor from United States posted Sun December 6, 2009:
Such detail in the ice!

A visitor from - posted Fri December 4, 2009:
A truly incredible sight, and great work for capturing it to share with the world.

A visitor from Portugal posted Sun November 29, 2009:
Wonderful! Quite interesting the reg CIVK. I flew on this aircraft on the route LAX-LHR in March 2008.

A visitor from - posted Sun November 29, 2009:
I've seen this same view as well, GLA-EWR via Continental 757-200. I seem to like this pic better though, because there were no ice flows when i traveled over Greenland. Very nice. 5 stars.

A visitor from - posted Sun November 29, 2009:
Beautiful picture - better enjoy the ice while we still can!

A visitor from Brazil posted Sun November 29, 2009:
What a wonderful world !

A visitor from Germany posted Sun November 29, 2009:
An awesome view you captured there! I wonder when this landscape will completely disappear...

A visitor from - posted Sun November 29, 2009:
Gorgeous. your never going to be able to see this cold and desolate beauty in any other way. i agree, look up from your screen and take a peek at the north pole for heavens sake. don't get to see it everyday...

A visitor from Hong Kong posted Sun November 29, 2009:
Wow...what a view! love the openness

A visitor from United States posted Sun November 29, 2009:
Oh my gosh, the ice is melting...GLOBAL WARMING!! LOL. Funny Al Gore. A very good picture indeed.

A visitor from United States posted Sat November 28, 2009:
Glorious... I pity the travelers that pull the window-shade down, go to sleep, and miss views like this.

A visitor from United States posted Sat November 28, 2009:
Wow! This is beautiful.

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