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It’s a hot summer. Please apply these cool, cool pictures of icebergs

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Icebergs float in a fjord near the south Greenland town of Narsaq in 2009.
By Johnny Simon
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Americans living in central and eastern US states are expected to battle triple-digit temperatures this weekend, caused by a weather pattern known as a “heat dome.” Those in the affected regions, stretching from the Central Plains and going as far east as New York City, are encouraged to drink fluids and check on those living without air conditioning.

Wherever you are, for a distraction from scorching summer temperatures, try taking deep breaths, hydrating frequently, and staring longingly at these pictures of fabulous ice formations around the world.

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An iceberg breaks off the Knox Coast in the Australian Antarctic Territory in 2008.
Reuters/Bob Strong
Imagine living next door to an iceberg, like this one in the town of Kulusuk, Greenland.
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Children play on chucks of ice on the beach in Nuuk, Greenland on June 5, 2016.
Reuters/Bob Strong
A deep blue iceberg floats in a fjord south of Tasiilaq in eastern Greenland in 2009. The blue color is a result of compression and repeated thawing and refreezing. Reuters/Bob Strong


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What if you could hang out with a penguin?
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The Perito Moreno Glacier outside El Calafate, Argentina in 2011.
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An iceberg seen near Cape Spear, Newfoundland,Canada in 2012.
Reuters/Bob Strong
Icebergs floating in Harlequin Lake near Yakutat, in southeastern Alaska in 2014.
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The Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica in this undated NASA image.

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