Day 89: December 23, 2004 - Desert Ice

by Karen Williams
While hiking through a sandy wash, I came across some ice formations which had unique shapes.

by Karen Williams
There are a lot of geometric shapes in this formation. It is amazing how different this formation was from the one above, even though they are both ice found close together in the wash.

by Karen Williams
This ice froze on top of a puddle in the wash. Because of the dry climate in the park, the water underneath the ice was absorbed into the sand or evaporated, leaving only a sheet of ice behind. When you accidently step on a piece of this "dry ice" it creates a strange sensation because of the hollow underneath the ice - as if you are stepping on a floating piece of glass.

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