strange ice formation at edge of lake

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Waffle Stomper
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Re: strange ice formation at edge of lake

Post by Waffle Stomper » December 9th, 2019, 8:13 am

Chip Down wrote:
December 8th, 2019, 8:34 pm
Waffle Stomper wrote:
December 8th, 2019, 8:45 am
Are those rocks I see on top of the slab?
Yeah, and chunks of ice too. I assume people were messing around and tossing stuff on the lake.
Makes sense.
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Re: strange ice formation at edge of lake

Post by adamschneider » December 9th, 2019, 9:31 am

Chip Down wrote:
December 8th, 2019, 8:34 pm
Waffle Stomper wrote:
December 8th, 2019, 8:45 am
Are those rocks I see on top of the slab?
Yeah, and chunks of ice too. I assume people were messing around and tossing stuff on the lake.
I know I would.

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Re: strange ice formation at edge of lake

Post by BigBear » December 9th, 2019, 3:13 pm

I'm going with the explanation that you are seeing the formation of a new glacier. :)

It is rather peculiar to see a slab of ice with such a defined edge. Even if the lake water had dropped, I would have expected to see a tapered edge (longer on the top than the base).

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