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Sea And Lake Ice

Icy Lake Erie
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Icy Lake Erie

Lake Erie is usually the first to freeze over because it is shallower than the other Great Lakes.

Published Feb 18, 2018

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Ice Jams on the Connecticut River
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Ice Jams on the Connecticut River

Heavy rains and temperature swings triggered a long ice jam in Connecticut.

Published Jan 24, 2018

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Ice on Lake Erie
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Ice on Lake Erie

In early January, ice covered most of the lake and prevented the formation of extensive lake-effect clouds.

Published Jan 10, 2018

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Icy Waters off the U.S. East Coast
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Icy Waters off the U.S. East Coast

Scenes of frozen rivers, bays, estuaries, and coastal seas seem like they belong in the Arctic—not New England and the Mid-Atlantic.

Published Jan 9, 2018

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Pine Island Iceberg Under the Midnight Sun
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Pine Island Iceberg Under the Midnight Sun

Shadows from the iceberg fragments allowed scientists to estimate its thickness.

Published Dec 26, 2017

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