Wordless Wednesday – Ice Coins

Stacked bubbles look like coins!

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Gardener, writer, photographer, naturalist
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70 Responses to Wordless Wednesday – Ice Coins

  1. Dale says:

    They do!
    So lovely!

  2. Anne says:

    This is fun for me to see!

  3. Jane Lurie says:

    Fascinating! 👏🏻

  4. Vicki says:

    Yes, fascinating. Thanks for sharing.

  5. Denzil says:

    You’re rich Eliza!

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  7. Alice says:

    What a wealth in that frozen water. Looks like a turtle shell at the top. Do you think that’s decaying organic matter releasing gas bubbles?

    • Eliza Waters says:

      It was in a flooded area where the water formed large puddles, but I think the water continued to flow beneath and froze from the top down. That’s my best guess!

  8. Eliza, another beautiful view of nature with the added title that inspires. Worthy of an extra moment of reflection.

  9. shoreacres says:

    Much prettier and more interesting than my change jar.

  10. Cathy says:

    What an intriguing photo Eliza! 😃

  11. neihtn2012 says:

    You must be rich, Eliza!

  12. They do! Too bad there wasn’t an ice store where the could be spent.

  13. Val Boyko says:

    Love ❄️❄️

  14. maryjane678 says:

    Hi Eliza. How the eye can deceive us! Very clever.

  15. arlingwoman says:

    Amazing. I’m wondering too how it happened. My best guess is oxygen clinging to vegetation froze?

  16. Wayy cool, I have never seen any!

  17. Tranature - quiet moments in nature says:

    Such a wonderful capture Eliza! 💖

  18. Debbie says:

    What an interesting phenomena — I’ve never seen anything like it!

  19. Pepper says:

    I had to take a closer look to make sure they weren’t coins. 😂👏🏽

  20. Tina says:

    And coins were exactly what I thought they were at first glance. That’s a terrific capture, Eliza!

  21. M.B. Henry says:

    What a neat photo!

  22. Not simply coins, but whole stacks of them!

  23. Very nice, Eliza! Interesting formation.

  24. Wow, they must freeze so fast to create those stacks, don’t you think?

    • Eliza Waters says:

      I think that it might be it. We had a lot of rain followed by a rapid drop in temp. The water in this flooded area continued to run off for several days– as the levels dropped more bubbles formed.

  25. Kris P says:

    That’s a new one for me. Nature never ceases to amaze!

  26. jmankowsky says:

    This is definitely a prize winner, Eliza. So surprising!

  27. What a wonderful discovery!!🙂

  28. This is very cool! I swear I can see silver dimes, quarters and dollars!

  29. susurrus says:

    Unreal. They remind me of buttons that were sold in tubes on the market. I can just imagine your amazement and how you must have been keeping your eye on this and drawn back to it, assuming it’s nearby.

    • Eliza Waters says:

      The freezing and thawing since this shot about a month ago has been constantly changing the landscape. We haven’t had any consistently freezing weather since, at least not to form something like this. It was pretty unusual!

  30. Murtagh's Meadow says:


  31. They do look like stacked coins! Awesome find and shot Eliza!

  32. Great find and catch, Eliza!

  33. Bela Johnson says:

    What an interesting subject, Eliza! Beautiful image. xo

  34. How cool! I’ve never seen these before.

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