In Photos: 2016 Travel Photography Competition

Glacial progress

On the south-east coast, Jökulsárlón is Iceland’s deepest lake, formed from glacier meltwater. Originally part of the Breiðamerkurjökull glacier, it developed into a lake after the glacier started receding from the edge of the Atlantic. It is now 1.5km from the sea and is constantly expanding as the glacier melts (it’s grown fourfold since the early 1970s). Here there are dozens of icebergs.

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