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   xoxoxoBruce  Monday Apr 21 11:51 PM

April 22, 2008: Ice wave

Beltnah sends you another one.
You may have seen this, it's been floating (no pun) around the net this winter.


One of the sites it's on says;

Quote:
Frozen Wave Phenomenon on Lake Huron.
Michigan has had the coldest winter in decades. Water expands to freeze, and at Macinaw City the water in Lake Huron below the surface ice was supercooled. It expanded to break through the surface ice and froze into this incredible wave.

This wave phenomena is seen in Antarctica, but in Michigan? Yes, it's been quite a winter!


I say, sell it to the Arabs.


lookout123  Monday Apr 21 11:58 PM

Wait, didn't we have this in the cellar already? It is caused by the ice being pushed up rather than water freezing on the way down. I'm certain I saw it here. This is the only place I see cool things.



xoxoxoBruce  Tuesday Apr 22 12:28 AM

I don't think it was IOtD. It may have been in one of the picture threads, or you may have seen it on one of the 70 odd sites it's been posted on.



newtimer  Tuesday Apr 22 03:50 AM

So much for 'global' warming, eh?



Kumbulu  Tuesday Apr 22 04:37 AM

Would make a great pic if someone posed on top on a surfboard.



Sundae  Tuesday Apr 22 06:08 AM

It looks like a blue salmon fillet



rupip  Tuesday Apr 22 07:13 AM

COOL



spudcon  Tuesday Apr 22 08:28 AM

I got this a month ago from a buddy in Michigan. He finally got tired of waiting for spring, and headed south again.
Ditto, Newtimer.



glatt  Tuesday Apr 22 09:03 AM

Quote:
Originally Posted by newtimer View Post
So much for 'global' warming, eh?
Quote:
Originally Posted by spudcon View Post
Ditto, Newtimer.
Denying global warming exists on Earth Day.


cooties  Tuesday Apr 22 09:43 AM

Snopes has a different (and accurate) explanation.

http://www.snopes.com/photos/natural/antarcticwave.asp



Shawnee123  Tuesday Apr 22 10:02 AM

I love it. There's a little bit of ice somewhere and everyone points and screams "SEE? SEE? How freaking warm is THAT? I laugh in the face of your global warming."

Really cool pic! No matter where the darn ice was. Thanks, cooties, for saving me a drive to Michigan!



xoxoxoBruce  Tuesday Apr 22 11:37 AM

Yes, thanks cooties! We're always looking for better information on the IOtD pictures.
I was wondering, if it was Lake Huron, why wasn't it brown ice?



Imigo Jones  Tuesday Apr 22 12:02 PM



Quote:
Originally Posted by Kumbulu View Post
Would make a great pic if someone posed on top on a surfboard.
Or inside the tube and was flash-frozen. "Endless Winter," starring Otzi the Swiss Iceman.




JennTheMermaid  Thursday Apr 24 02:52 PM

Apparently, according to Snopes, "These particular photographs were taken at the Antarctic base of Dumont D'Urville by Tony Travouillon in 2002.

In March 2008, the text accompanying these pictures was altered to place the ice formations in Michigan (due to the recent cold snap there).




xoxoxoBruce  Thursday Apr 24 05:29 PM

Welcome to the Cellar, JennTheMermaid.
Your right about Snopes, cooties linked to that in post 10.



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