Ice Shelves along the Illinois River

Ice Shelves along the Illinois

This afternoon my daughter Kristine and I stopped at the Carl Spindler Marina in East Peoria to look for ice shelves. When the Illinois River floods and freezing weather follows, ice forms at a high water level. Then, as the water level falls, ice clings to tree trunks as series of shelves. I liked the look of the shelves in the bright, angled sunshine. The most shelves were at the far end of the boardwalk trail.

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Betsy J. says ... on Wednesday, Jan 21 at 4:40 AM

The ice shelves are very interesting. Never saw that before. Cool! Thanks for sharing!

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