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New on 500px : Ice Palace by terenceleezy by terenceleezy

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Since it’s smoking 99F hot in Portland right now.. Here’s a cool picture to quench the heat.

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New on 500px : Viewpoints from inside Puong cave by khoitran by khoitran

Puong Cave is a large cave in the north of the park through which the Nang River flows. The main cave is up to 50 meters high and about 300 meters long. It is inhabited by a population of 5 to 10 000 bats belonging to 18 species. The “Fairy Pond” is rock basin filled with clear water which seeps through the surrounding limestone rock. The Dau Dang Waterfall is formed by the Nang River. It consist of a sequence of rapids which stretch over a length of almost one kilometer. Widow Island is a small, cone-shaped islet near the center of the southern lake. According to the local legend, the islet was once the home of an old widow who was spared from a flood through divine intervention.

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New on 500px : Fleeting by BrettNickeson by BrettNickeson

This is one of my favorite images from Iceland, taken behind the Seljalandsfoss waterfall on the southern coast. We got a brief glimpse of the (slowly) setting sun which made the waterfall glow and lit up the inside of the grassy cave. Moments like this were fleeting on our trip, so you had to make the most of them when they appeared.

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New on 500px : Deep Blue Ice by piriya by piriya

An ice cave underneath Mendenhall Glacier

Juneau, AK

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New on 500px : Let It Shine by TjThorne by TjThorne

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I don’t have many chances to get out to nature currently. “Life gets in the way of living” kind of stuff. When my friend Tula invited me on a hike on one of the busiest trails in Oregon on the Fourth of July… I felt no hesitation about tagging along.

I think my favorite image from the day is this one right here. I was hanging out in a cave when I noticed the backlit ferns. Not thinking anything of it.. I just started shooting. I was lucky enough to catch the sun peeking through the space between the top of the cave and the opposing ridge line. Water dripping down the outside cliff face adds another pleasing element to the scene.

Yeah.. there was a line at the payment box in the parking lot. Yeah.. there was barely any parking. Yup… there was a highway of people walking up the trail and cooling off in the waters. Yes.. I shot Punchbowl Falls. But sometimes when you have those chances to get out and immerse yourself in natural beauty you just need to suck it up and let that opportunity shine.

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New on 500px : Way of light by warahemato by warahemato

Location : Khao Luang cave, Phetchaburi province
Thailand

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New on 500px : Middle earth by john13 by john13

Hang Son Doong, the world’s biggest cave in Vietnam. A sunbeam illuminates “Watch out for Dinosaurs,” a section of this massive cave where the cave ceiling has collapsed.

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New on 500px : Ice Explorer by piriya by piriya

there is a big hole inside an ice cave at Mendenhall Glacier. Due to melting water dropping was so much like raining.

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