Natural ice formations you won't believe are real
Ice causes a lot of problems in our daily life. It ruins harvests, cars loose control on ice. However it can also create formations which look like real works of art.
Natural ice formations appear due to certain climate conditions. They depend on wind power, humidity and temperature. There are more than 15 different types of ice in terms of its structure! Ice can also tell us a lot about the development of our planet. For example, scientists use its samples from large ice formations to study climate change in particular regions.
And now let's admire delicate work of mother nature and take a look at some unusual and beautiful ice formations.
#1 Frozen waves on Baikal lake
This formation is the result of certain water and air temperature as well as the way the water moves.
# 2 Snow covered forest and beautiful frozen lake
#3 Cracks on the surface of the blue ice
#4 Natural ice sculptures near Kishwaukee River, northern Illinois
#5 Frozen white flower: a thin layer of ice gently covers the flower petals
#6 Colored ice cave on Lake Superior
#7 Michigan St. Joseph Lighthouse encased in ice
#8 Frozen berries preserved till spring
This phenomenon can be seen after ice storms.
#9 Amazing snow and icicle decoration on the tree
#10 Frozen waterfall
This is real magic, when powerful flows of water are stopped!
#11 Ice rings
Did these beautiful ice formation impress you? Which one is the best? You can also read about fantastic ice sculptures made by talented artists here.
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