The Great Lakes Are Even More Beautiful When They're Frozen

By Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Spring might be around the corner, but the Great Lakes’ historic freeze has led to some of the most spectacular scenes from this winter.

Last Thursday, the Great Lakes were more frozen than they had been in 35 years, with 92.2 percent of the lakes’ surface covered in ice, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL) in Ann Arbor, Mich. That’s the second-highest since ice cover started being recorded in 1973; only 1979 had an icier winter, reaching 94.76 percent ice cover at one point that February. On Saturday, <a target=_blank …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green

    

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