Monday, March 25, 2013

Hoar Frosted Branches, Sunny Winter Day

This morning, frosty cold weather (-20C), with fog dissipating into sunny skies.

Fog + cold = hoar frost, one of the loveliest parts of winter, when trees coated with ice crystals glitter in sunshine. Here is a sample, from a recent frosty day.

Each branch and twig coated in hoar frost. photo  © Shelley Banks
Each branch and twig iced with hoar frost.   © SB

What is this? Another winter scene with hoar-frost coated trees.
Location: Near Muenster, Saskatchewan. 
Photo dates:  February 27, 2013


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