Frozen Connecticut River Elegantly Sends Chunks of Ice Downstream

As the pieces of ice float downstream they make a soothing crackling sound.
Loukia Papadopoulos

Ah, Winter! If you are lucky enough to live in a region that is cold enough you get to watch as snow and ice cover every inch of the world around you. And although it might be annoying for driving or walking, it makes for quite a beautiful sight.


Nowhere is this effect more powerful than in rivers. Rivers have a special way of freezing over as illustrated by this one in Connecticut.

In a video released by ABC News, you can see the river transformed into many chunks of ice. As the pieces of ice move along downstream you can even hear the soothing sound they make.

"The river is known for its ice jams, and 2018 NASA satellites recorded images of clogged conditions due to brash ice, fragments that accumulate and re-freeze," said ABC News' video description.

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