VIDEO: As the Ice on Jackson Lake, WY Breaks Up Watch the Fascinating Phenomenon as it’s Blown to Shore

Steven Agar |

Last week ice out on Jackson Lake resulted in a cool and fascinating phenomenon. As ice on the lake broke up, winds pushed the pieces of ice towards the eastern shore of Jackson Lake, resulting in a build-up of ice on the shoreline and waves with a slushy texture on top.

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Waves carry small bits of ice onto the shoreline of the lake. In the background, clouds float above the snow-covered Teton mountains. Credit: Lisa Robertson.

Make sure you watch the video with the volume up (and bump up the video quality, if needed) to get the full effect!


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