Ice Circles, A Natural Geometric Wonder

They form this time of year across the North. It’s a rare natural phenomenon, the waters of a river slowly freezing while the churn of eddys and currents swirl the crystalizing H20 into vast, circular plates. From North Dakota to Newfoundland, we found a few jaw-dropping Ice Circle shots.


North Dakota




Newfoundland; photo by Rod Baird


Amasa, Michigan


Delta, Ontario


Russia


Connecticut


Russia

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Editor-in-Chief Sean McCoy is a life-long outdoorsman who grew up hunting and fishing central Wisconsin forests and lakes. He joined GearJunkie after a 10-year stint as a newspaperman in the Caribbean, where he learned sailing and wooden-boat repair. Based in GearJunkie’s Denver office, McCoy is an avid trail runner, camper, hunter, angler, mountain biker, skier, and beer tester.

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