After the winter we’ve had in a lot of the U.S., we’re not inclined to see a lot of beauty in ice. But the truth is, when you’re not ready to smother yourself with a North Face if you see another flake, icy landscapes can actually be stunningly lovely. And global warming means we should probably enjoy them while we can.

This video, taken by a GoPro-enabled drone in Alaska, should do nicely. It’s so lovely and relaxing, it might even make you smile benevolently on the much less beautiful frozen wasteland outside your window.

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Maybe ice isn’t so bad after all.

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