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
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,"
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.