Snow insulates cliff faces along Baydaratskaya Bay, which, when it melts, causes the bluff itself to melt away and retreat. This is a case where wave action clearly had nothing to do with the erosion, since the bay is completely covered with sea ice. Photo: Emilie Guegan

Snø isolerer klippene ved Baydaratskaya. Når snøen smelter, smelter bakken også. Foto: Emilie Guegan