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Ice Melting From the Inside Out Creates Frozen Waterfall

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Danielle Andrew

Editorial Intern

clockOct 6 2015, 13:09 UTC
2749 Ice Melting From the Inside Out Creates Frozen Waterfall
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The ice frozen around this pipe has begun melting from the inside out – creating a spectacular little waterfall encapsulated by ice. The pipe is more than likely heated, or contains water above 1 degree Celsius (33.8 degrees Fahrenheit), causing the ice closest to the surface to melt and drain downwards.

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Take a look at the video below, which, as people have pointed out in the comments, is one of the only examples of when filming vertically was a good choice!

 

 


Nature
  • ice,

  • melting,

  • waterfall