Tag: snow

Nov 10, 2014

Picture of the Day: Snow-Covered Ski Lift in Sweden

Picture of the Day: Snow-Covered Ski Lift in Sweden

Photograph by Anders Carlsson In this fantastic capture we see a snow-covered ski lift at the top of Åreskutan in central Sweden. Åreskutan is a 1,420 metres (4,660 ft)-high mountain at Åre in Jämtland, Sweden. It is one of the better-known mountains in Sweden and the mountain massif features the largest ski resort area…

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Aug 25, 2014

Picture of the Day: A Snowplow for Train Tracks

Picture of the Day: A Snowplow for Train Tracks

Photograph by Freekee on Wikimedia Commons Seen here is a rotary snowplow which is used for clearing train tracks after heavy snowfalls. The machine’s precursor was the wedge snowplow. The one seen above was built in 1899, retired in 1964 and later restored in 1995, getting occasional use on the White Pass and Yukon…

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Aug 7, 2014

Picture of the Day: Snow Covered Lamp on Mount Washington

Picture of the Day: Snow Covered Lamp on Mount Washington

Photograph by MOUNT WASHINGTON OBSERVATORY Website | Facebook | Prints available Seen here is a snow light at the summit of Mount Washington covered in a wavy pattern of rime ice. The photo was taken at sunrise and shows the incredible patterns the icy winds are capable of creating. Mount Washington is the highest…

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May 26, 2014

Picture of the Day: A Thin Sheet of Snow Neatly Folding Over Itself

Picture of the Day: A Thin Sheet of Snow Neatly Folding Over Itself

Photograph by Cathy Hartt via 7NEWS, KGMH in Denver Cathy Hartt was out walking her dog on the morning of 12 May 2014 when she spotted this ‘snowslide’ in Montrose, Colorado that shows a thin sheet of snow neatly folding over itself at the bottom of a slide in Buckley Park. The photo was…

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Feb 28, 2014

Picture of the Day: A Single Snowflake

Picture of the Day: A Single Snowflake

A SINGLE SNOWFLAKE Photograph by ALEXEY KLJATOV Blog | Flickr | Facebook | Google+ | deviantART | 500px | Tumblr In this fantastic macro photograph by Alexey Kljatov (featured previously) we see a solitary snowflake on dark wool fabric. Alexey says the shot is from two winters ago (March 2012). On his…

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Feb 25, 2014

Picture of the Day: Protectors of the Realm

Picture of the Day: Protectors of the Realm

PROTECTORS OF THE REALM Photograph by Niccolò Bonfadini Website | Facebook | Prints available In this capture by Niccolò Bonfadini, we see snow-covered trees in Lapland, the largest and northernmost region in Finland. The picture, which was featured on NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) on 2012 May 29, was taken…

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Feb 15, 2014

What Do You Do After a Snowstorm in New York City? Go Snowboarding

What Do You Do After a Snowstorm in New York City? Go Snowboarding

Internet superhero Casey Neistat is well-known for his entertaining videos and amazing workshop/studio. During the most recent snowstorm in New York City, Neistat decided to go snowboarding… on the streets. Dangerous? Sure. Illegal? Quite likely. Awesome? Most definitely.

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Feb 4, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Front Steps After a Snowstorm

Picture of the Day: The Front Steps After a Snowstorm

THE FRONT STEPS AFTER A SNOWSTORM Photograph by ROBBERY LAWSON Portfolio | Prints available In this beautiful capture by Robbery Lawson, we see the photographer’s front yard after an early January blizzard dumped 10 inches (25.4 cm) of snow in a matter of hours in St. Louis, Missouri. If you look closely…

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Dec 21, 2013

Picture of the Day: Frosted Spider Web

Picture of the Day: Frosted Spider Web

FROSTED SPIDER WEB Photograph by shivs1147 on reddit Seen here is a spider web in -23 C temperature (-10 F). The photo was taken and submitted to reddit by shivs1147 last week. According to the wikipedia entry on spider webs there are several classifications of webs and different types of silk are…

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Dec 14, 2013

Snow Falls in Cairo for the First Time in 112 Years

Snow Falls in Cairo for the First Time in 112 Years

For the first time in 112 years it is snowing in Cairo, the capital city of Egypt. In a city that averages less than an inch (25.4 mm) of rain in a year, precipitation in any form is quite rare. The entire Middle East region is experiencing record snowfalls, the likes that have not…

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