Iceberg minaret

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Iceberg minaret, originally uploaded by Dave Walsh Photography.

Iceberg minaret, Southern Ocean

Detail of this iceberg (seen from the rear)

Photographed from the Greenpeace ship Esperanza. I was on board last year and the year before, as web editor and press officer, when tracking down the Japanese whaling fleet.

More on what’s happening with Japan’s whaling programme here

Chief Bottle Washer at Blather
Writer, photographer, environmental campaigner and "known troublemaker" Dave Walsh is the founder of, described both as "possibly the most arrogant and depraved website to be found either side of the majestic Shannon River", and "the nicest website circulating in Ireland". Half Irishman, half-bicycle. He lives in southern Irish city of Barcelona.