With so many U.S. cities dealing with the aftermath of the extremely devastating snowstorm Jonas a while ago, it might be hard to find any pleasure in anything related to winter. The enormous snow load brought traffic to a halt, people could not get to where they needed and it was so cold that snow actually appeared in some surprising places such as Georgia and even Florida! However, snow is one of the most remarkable things Mother Nature uses to create breathtaking natural phenomenon. Made from ice and snow, the incredible winter wonders you are about to see are truly unique (in spite of the fact that most of these frozen wonders last for a very short period of time).
Just a few decades ago, some of these amazing winter spectacles were quite common in many parts of the world but now, thanks to climate changes, they are becoming rarer and rarer. If you liked our 25 Astonishing Winter Photos From Around The World, you will definitely enjoy this list. From astonishing ice caves and frozen waterfalls to striped icebergs and ice volcanoes, these are 25 Incredible Frozen Wonders You Have To See This Winter.
Frozen waterfalls form gradually by progressive freezing of the flowing water.
Characterized by freezing rain and strong winds, ice storms can create incredible ice sculptures by encasing trees and other objects in a solid ice wrap. One of these creative ice storms created this ice formations on the Michigan St. Joseph Lighthouse.
A glacier cave is a cave formed within the ice of a glacier by water running through or under the glacier. Partly submerged, this stunning glacier cave formed in the Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentina. The ice facade is approximately 200 ft (60 m) high.
An ice spike is an ice formation that projects upwards from the surface of a body of frozen water. Ice spikes have been reported for many decades, although their occurrence is quite rare. These ice spikes were observed in the Rio Blanco River in Argentina.
What looks like an artificially dyed iceberg is actually a completely natural phenomenon. These astonishing Icelandic icebergs were left with bizarre colorful lines created by sea algae and sediment picked up by the icebergs on their way to the sea.