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Tony T
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River Icicles

Post by Tony T »

Following on Ken's "growing ice" (HERE) here is another winter phenomenon; the formation of icicles along streams. Needs a combination of grass stems being underwater, air temp. below freezing, and the water level slowly dropping. These conditions sometimes result in this type of clear/crystalline icicles:

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Post by Ken Ramos »

Beautiful :o This is the kind of stuff I have been waiting on. I don't know if we will get it or not but we'll see. I have to travel about 25mi. to the nearest accessable stream for shots like this. Everything around my area is posted "no trespassing." :?

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Post by beetleman »

I love the shape they have. Very nice tony.
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