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Ice Art

Sub-zero temperatures, humidity, winter’s snow-load, tidal forces, water salinity, compression, decomposition, sun, shadows, rain, winds & snow!

All these factors & numerous other variables create “Ice Art” in the natural world…some creations taking centuries to be built, some produced in months, weeks or days.

Some of these forms, such as massive glacial icebergs, are re-sculpted & change structure every day as hourly patterns shift.

Some of the more intricate & delicate forms, such as ‘ice needles’, ‘ice feathers’ or methane bubble columns, are shaped & locked in time but last for only all or part of a winter’s season.

Each & every one of these formations are as unique & one-of-a-kind as fingerprints…however they have a few things in common.

Three of the most important…freshwater, saltwater & weather variants…all these ice marvels, in countless forms, have appeared & disappeared around our world across the eons.


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