Ice Island, Montmorency River Watershed

Ice Island observed in the Montmorency River watershed, Quebec (Canada), December 21, 2011

Today we start an exciting little mini-series of stunning ice photos taken by Université Laval PhD student, Benoit Turcotte.

Here, Benoit has captured an ice island, created from an anchor ice foot and an icing top.  Here below is a picture of what this looks like underwater. Very cool!

Check back in the coming week for a couple more fabulous photos from Benoit.

(photos by Benoit Turcotte, Université Laval: Canon PowerShot D10, f/2.8, ISO-800, FL 6 mm, 1/500 & 1/200 sec. exposure durations)

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About Faye Hicks

I am a professor emeritus, civil engineer, animal lover and writer.
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2 Responses to Ice Island, Montmorency River Watershed

  1. Steve Daly says:

    Very interesting image. Could we predict the shape of the ice island and where it will form? Probably not at this time.

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