Gorge Ice Run

Ice jam release wave on the Hay River, NWT (Canada), May 2, 2009

This is an ice run in the gorge just downstream of Louise Falls on the Hay River.  The BBC’s Frozen Planet” series includes footage of this dramatic ice run.  You can see excerpts at this link.

(photo by F. Hicks, UofA River Ice Group: Canon PowerShot SD900, f/8, FL 8 mm, 1/400 sec. exposure time)

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About Faye Hicks

I am a professor emeritus, civil engineer, animal lover and writer.
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