USA: On Lake Michigan rose ice island

March 10, 2013. Island appeared off the coast of lake Michigan and he came out of the mud, writes Up North Live.

"It was just a bunch of ice blocks stacked on top of each other, and they were" welded "together by the wind and snow", — explained the nature lover Josh Baker.

During the weekend, Baker and his family stumbled upon this giant island, swimming in the lake Michigan outside the small town of Good Hart. On Sunday, John decided to climb up to the rack, 4.5-meter-high mountain of ice. As soon as he got to the top, noticed that the structure is different from the back.

"The side facing the lake was almost vertical, and quite accurately. Thus, apart from the side where everything is mixed, there was also the opposite, exactly leaving the water, "- said Baker.

See also: Ice boulders rolled to the shore of Lake Michigan

Owner of a shop, Jim Sutherland says that this show is not new, but it's been many years since he had seen the island so large.

"This year we were lucky enough to have a lot of cold weather and wind. Their combination is building ice caves, ice mountain, "- said Sutherland. He says that Mother Nature was probably busy with the construction of this ice island about 6 to 8 weeks.

Ice island floats off of northern Michigan coast

Based on: Up North Live
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