Tag: winter

Jan 12, 2015

Picture of the Day: Winter at the Wiesen Viaduct

Picture of the Day: Winter at the Wiesen Viaduct

Photograph by Kabelleger / David Gubler (www.bahnbilder.ch) The Wiesen Viaduct is a single track limestone railway viaduct. It spans the Landwasser River southwest of the hamlet of Wiesen, in the Canton of Graubünden, Switzerland. Designed by the then chief engineer of the Rhaetian Railway, Henning Friedrich, it was built between 1906 and 1909 under…

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Jan 10, 2015

Every Year These Brothers Make a Giant Snow Sculpture on their Front Lawn

Every Year These Brothers Make a Giant Snow Sculpture on their Front Lawn

For the last four years Austin, Connor and Trevor Bartz have worked together to create a giant snow sculpture on the front lawn of their family’s house in New Brighton, Minnesota. This year the three brothers created an impressive 12 foot tall turtle. Previous years have included a shark, walrus and blowfish. It will…

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Dec 16, 2014

Picture of the Day: Mysterious Crater in Siberia

Picture of the Day: Mysterious Crater in Siberia

Photograph by Vladimir Pushkarev/Russian Centre of Arctic Exploration Scientists in northern Siberia’s Yamal Peninsula recently descended into a massive, newly formed crater. Vladimir Pushkarev, the leader of the new mission and director of the Russian Centre of Arctic Exploration, took probes and made measurements with his team in hopes determining the cause of the…

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Nov 20, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Snow Wall

Picture of the Day: The Snow Wall

Photograph by Joseph DeBenedictis (@Joseph_Video on Twitter) Western New York is currently experiencing a historic snowstorm with another 2 – 3 ft of snow expected to fall in the Buffalo area by late Thursday. Driven by the lake effect, a massive snowstorm dumped upwards of 60 inches (152 cm) on parts of Western New…

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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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Sep 2, 2014

Picture of the Day: A Leaf for All Seasons

Picture of the Day: A Leaf for All Seasons

Photograph by -coolcoolcool- on reddit Reddit user -coolcoolcool- found this incredible leaf somewhere in Minnesota. The fascinating tri-color specimen beautifully demonstrates the life cycle of a leaf, also coinciding with the changing of seasons. What a great find! Welcome to September y’all 🙂 via -coolcoolcool- on reddit

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May 5, 2014

Picture of the Day: Same Spot, Different Seasons

Picture of the Day: Same Spot, Different Seasons

SAME SPOT, DIFFERENT SEASONS Photograph by spacetaco12 on reddit In this great comparison photo, we see the Mountain Quail Chute at the Telluride Ski Resort in Colorado during the winter and summer. The photos were taken by reddit user spacetaco12 who said the chute is located on the hike-to-terrain off of the…

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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 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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Feb 3, 2014

Lake Superior’s Elusive Ice Caves Accessible for First Time in 5 Years

Lake Superior’s Elusive Ice Caves Accessible for First Time in 5 Years

For the first time in five years, the ice caves on Lake Superior’s Apostle Islands are accessible, as the temperatures have dropped enough to freeze the surface and allow visitors to hike across the frozen water to the elusive caves. Prior to the big freeze, waves splashed across the cliffs of the islands leaving…

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