Ice Bubbles @ Abraham Lake, Alberta, Canada (Picture by Emmanuel Coupe) - Frozen methane gas bubbles released by plants on lake bed are stacked up every winter to form these beautiful pillars of ice bubbles
Ice bubbles, Abraham Lake, at the foot of the Rocky Mountains in Canada. The rare phenomenon occurs each winter in the man-made lake, as the plants on the lake bed release methane gas, which freezes as it comes closer to the cold lake surface.
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Grímsvötn is a volcano in South-East Iceland. It is in the highlands of Iceland at the northwestern side of the Vatnajökull ice-cap. The caldera is at at an elevation of m ft). Beneath the caldera is the magma chamber of the G
Fire rainbows are the rarest of all naturally occurring atmospheric phenomena. For a fire rainbow to occur, cirrus clouds must be feet in the air with the precise amount of ice crystals, and the sun must hit the clouds at 58 degrees. (a/k/a Sun Doggies)