shelf ice

Lake Michigan Shelf Ice

Shelf Ice forms from float ice. Created by wind and waves ice chunks push onto each other. The ice builds up from continued freezing. The ice can be stabilized on shore or lake bottom, through additional freezing and from sea spray. It is very dangerous to walk on the shelf ice because many of the…

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Picture Rock National Lakeshore, Michigan

Picture Rock National Lakeshore is a beautiful place to visit. You have sandy beaches, hiking and waterfalls.   The scenery is gorgeous. You can see Miners Castle which is the most visited area of Picture Rocks. The colors in the cliffs are created by large amounts of minerals in the rock. The view will not disappoint…