Tag: winter

February 4, 2014 at 6:21 pm

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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February 3, 2014 at 1:17 pm

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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January 26, 2014 at 3:30 pm

Picture of the Day: Lake Superior’s Fortress of Solitude

Picture of the Day: Lake Superior's Fortress of Solitude

LAKE SUPERIOR’S FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE Photograph via Dirtyflowerz on reddit In this amazing capture we see the frozen shores of Lake Superior awash with giant chunks of ice that look eerily similar to Superman’s Fortress of Solitude. Unfortunately there is not much information available about the exact location this picture was taken…

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January 10, 2014 at 4:36 pm

Picture of the Day: The ‘Wind Chilled’ City

Picture of the Day: The 'Wind Chilled' City

THE ‘WIND CHILLED’ CITY Photograph by Hank Cain In this aerial photograph by pilot Hank Cain, we see the beautiful Chicago skyline below on a chilly morning on January 7, 2014. The photo was taken with Hank’s iPhone and the image has quickly spread online in the last few days. If you…

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January 9, 2014 at 6:34 pm

Picture of the Day: Frigid Falls

Picture of the Day: Frigid Falls

FRIGID FALLS Photograph by Shaheen Karolia In this beautiful capture we see the famous Niagara Falls on a frosty winter day. The photograph, by Shaheen Karolia, was taken on January 2nd, 2014. According to FriendlyForecast, the weather that day was between -10 and -15 degrees Celsius (14 – 5 degrees Fahrenheit). The…

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January 6, 2014 at 10:42 pm

Picture of the Day: The Frost Forest

Picture of the Day: The Frost Forest

THE FROST FOREST Photograph by exploreroftheworld on reddit In this random capture by reddit user exploreroftheworld, we see frost on a window that looks like a miniature forest of evergreen trees. The image was taken from the user’s apartment in Montreal, Canada, with his iPhone. This frosty winter has certainly created its…

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September 11, 2013 at 12:32 pm

Lake Michigan’s Famous Frozen Pier and Lighthouse

Lake Michigan's Famous Frozen Pier and Lighthouse

Photograph by TOM GILL Blog | Flickr | Google+ Located on Lake Michigan is the St. Joseph North Pier (google maps), which features two lighthouses (‘Outer’ and ‘Inner’) that were both built over a century ago. When the wind picks up during Michigan’s frosty winter months, large waves crash upon the pier and lighthouses,…

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March 4, 2013 at 8:34 pm

Picture of the Day: Winter Tree

Picture of the Day: Winter Tree

WINTER TREE Photograph by Kim Schou on 500px In this beautiful capture by Kim Schou, we see a leafless tree in Vesterborg, Denmark, withstanding the cold of winter in Scandinavia. Like animals that hibernate, trees go through a similar process called dormancy. During dormancy, things like metabolism, energy consumption and growth all…

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February 25, 2013 at 4:18 pm

12 Examples of Frost Shadows

12 Examples of Frost Shadows

For those that live in colder climates where snow is an annual occurrence (Toronto, Canada myself), frost shadows are a fairly common sighting. But for our readers in warmer temperatures who perhaps never get to experience the joy (and pain) of a snowy winter, you may have never witnessed this phenomena. Recent posts on…

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November 9, 2012 at 5:58 pm

Picture of the Day: Snowmobiling the Norway-Sweden Border

Picture of the Day: Snowmobiling the Norway-Sweden Border

SNOWMOBILING THE NORWAY-SWEDEN BORDER Photograph by haqbar on Reddit In this incredible photograph by haqbar on Reddit, we see a rider preparing to snowmobile across a section of the Norway-Sweden border. The 1,200 pixel tall image is reminiscent of the popular ‘wait for it‘ pic. The photo above was taken in February…

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