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Lake Michigan’s Ice Boulders Are Back, And Some Say They’re Bigger Than Ever

  • January 12, 2015

One of a oddest phenomena to hurl adult on a shores of a Great Lakes has returned.

Ice balls — solidified orbs shaped in winter waves — have again been speckled on Lake Michigan’s beaches. Ken Scott, a photographer formed in northern Michigan

Scott estimated some of a ice balls were about 4 feet or 5 feet opposite and pronounced a ones he saw were vast adequate to acquire a name “ice boulders.”

“I’ve never seen them this big,” he told The Huffington Post.

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Photo pleasantness Ken Scott Photography

According to MLive, a boulders form when chunks mangle off a vast sheets of ice on Lake Michigan’s surface

On Jan. 1, Scott returned to a mark where he shot video of a ice boulders, though they were gone, presumably blown adult or down a seaside when a breeze shifted, he theorized. He pronounced it takes “calculated luck” to see some of a extraordinary healthy occurrences on a lake, such as final year’s ice caves.

Thousands of visitors came out to exploreScott shot extensively20 percent frozen

But a small risk and cold continue won’t keep a courageous photographer from sharpened via a winter, either he comes opposite ice caves, ice balls, or something else altogether.

“You never know [what you’ll see], that’s a beauty of it,” Scott said.

Article source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/12/ice-boulders-lake-michigan_n_6457596.html?utm_hp_ref=chicago&ir=Chicago

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