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Frost flowers form on new sea ice.

Here's a magical view of "frost flowers" blooming over the surface of the Arctic Ocean. Frost flowers form when newly formed ice "sublimates," or changes directly from a solid to a gas without going through the liquid stage in subzero air temperature or

Frost Flowers  Frost flowers, also known as ice ribbons, are common in the arctic region of the ocean, but extremely rare when they occur on land by a plant. Only several species of plants can produce these extremely beautiful, yet sadly temporary spectacles.

17 Delicately Ethereal Frost Flowers

17 Delicately Ethereal Frost Flowers: the gauzy layers of ice appear to sculpted by pixies. Due to their fragile nature, frost flowers rarely last past sun-up.

swerving wave (via 1yxpsodfb.tumblr)

This is why I love the ocean.beautiful colors and awesome power!

Horseman on the ice of Lake Baikal, Siberia

Ice is The Best Artist Creating Wonderful Mosaics on Lakes, Oceans and Ponds

French photographer Matthieu Paley is the person behind this near unbelievable shot called Ice Rider that was taken in Siberia. "A bird's eye view of Lake Baikal, the world's largest fresh water lake,"

Sunset, Kauai, Hawaii

Sunset, Kauai, Hawaii - never took a picture like this while there.but what a beautiful place. heaven on earth.

feathery — Designspiration

Gulf of Alaska - where two oceans meet but do not mix. Fresh water glaciers and the oceans salt water have different densities.

Ice flowers formed in Italy - Imgur

Ice flowers formed in Italy

Snow blossoms on river rocks ~ Valley of Ice Flowers - Alessandro Zocchi "This is one of the coldest valleys in the Italian Dolomites. Sun never reaches the bottom in winter and nature can have its fun here creating spectacular ice formations.