Temperature dropping, sea-ice begins to form (2)
- Sea Ice
Sea ice in the process of forming, the shore of the island in the distance is about 5 miles (8 kilometers) away and the whole of the sea surface in-between is made of forming fast ice. Notice how the slabs of forming ice become larger further out to sea as there are less undulations of the coast to push the slabs together as the tide falls.
Photo credit - Paul Ward / coolantarctica.com