WONDERS OF NATURE

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    koiguy1969 GIGGETY-GIGGETY!!

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    NATURAL BEAUTY ON THE LAKES...........






    Amazing striped icebergs AND FROZEN WAVES


    Icebergs in Lake Michigan sometimes have stripes, formed by

    layers of snow that react to different conditions.

    Blue stripes are often created when a crevice in the ice sheet
    fills up with melt water and freezes so quickly that no bubbles form.

    When an iceberg falls into the lake, a layer of water can
    freeze to the underside. If this is rich in algae, it can form a
    green stripe.

    Brown, black and yellow lines are caused by sediment, picked up
    when the ice sheet grinds downhill towards the lake.




    The water froze the instant the wave broke through the
    ice. That's what it is like in Lake Michigan where it is the
    coldest weather in decades Water freezes the instant
    it comes in contact with the air. The temperature of the
    water is already some degrees below freezing.


    Just look at how the wave froze in mid-air!!!



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    Pond Boy

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    Nice pics thanks for sharing....
     
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    koiguy1969 GIGGETY-GIGGETY!!

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    they are spectacular arent they?
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    Yes they are! Sure glad we don't get that cold here! Beautiful thanks for sharing
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    GORGEOUS!!!
     
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    fishin4cars True friends just call me Larkin Moderator

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    Mother nature just has a way about showing beauty that is simply fascinating. Very cool pics! Thanks for sharing!
     
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