Whether you view it from land, air. or sea, this massive sheet of glacial ice is all about scale. Far from the pancake-flat plane its name might suggest, the Greenland Ice Sheet's massive boulders, waterfalls and craggy, vertical cliffs make it one of the most dramatically beautiful places on the globe. It's also brutally cold, holding the top spot for the coldest place in the Western Hemisphere with a record low of -87 F recorded at a British research station.
Credit: Ashley Cooper / Getty Images
Powered By ZergNet
Action-Packed Summer Trips
Race Dune Buggies, Explore Italy, Bike Yellowstone
Plus: Fighting Poachers and Oil Companies in Congo
ON NEWSSTANDS NOW
Nick Offerman's Life Advice
Sign up to receive the Men’s Journal newsletter and special offers from MJ and its marketing partners.