Rare ‘Migrating Ice’ Photos

N E W  &  E X C I T I N G

Rare Ice Migration Photos!

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The Colorado Rocky Mountain Sculpture Garden

WOODY CREEK, COLORADO

Migrating Ice, March 27, 2015

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A chance sighting indeed.

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Migrating Ice, March 27, 2015

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Encounters such as these are rare even for twelve-time Colorado Rocky Mountain winter veterans such as myself.

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Migrating Ice, March 27, 2015

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Migrating Ice, March 27, 2015

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A great deal of consternation followed their immediate discovery, and a momentary panic swept along the line.

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Migrating Ice, March 27, 2015

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Once I had given vigorous assurance of my intentions not to step on them however the ice clan resumed their orderly migration.

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Migrating Ice, March 27, 2015

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Migrating Ice, March 27, 2015

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For centuries the question has puzzled local residents and the scientific community alike: just where does the water go as the snow and ice of winter withdraws?

Here I offer conclusive proof that it simply ups and walks away.

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Here at 7,300 feet in the Rocky Mountains water is prone to engage in behavior I personally have witnessed nowhere else. And while I’m sure evaporation plays an important role that doesn’t explain some of the elaborate shenanigans displayed by the snow and ice around these parts.

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Migrating Ice, March 27, 2015

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No pools of murky melt-water for our Colorado Rocky Mountain ‘Champagne Ice’.

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Migrating Ice, March 27, 2015

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Here ice doesn’t so much melt, or evaporate, as simply vanish into thin (very thin) air.

Just moments after snapping these pictures this little colony was gone.

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Migrating Ice, March 27, 2015

Friday, March 27. 10:36 AM

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… off into the deep shadowy recesses from where it will make its departure for the season.

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Migrating Ice, March 27, 2015

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and now

the slideshow

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The Colorado Rocky Mountain Sculpture Garden, Woody Creek CO Tuesday March 3, 2015 10:06 AM

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