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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Scaling frozen waterfalls in Miyun district of Beijing

1/14/14, "Tourists line up to scale frozen waterfall in China," eturbonews.com

"The wall of ice in the Miyun district is perfect for a spot of climbing, providing you have a head for heights.

It is so cold in the Miyun District (of Beijing) that a waterfall has actually frozen solid.

The sub zero conditions
have caused havoc in places, but not in China where they're using the plummeting temperatures to their advantage.

Any ice cool tourists brave enough can scale the usually raging torrent with the help of some crampons and a pickax.

Freezing weather conditions have battered much of the globe with parts of America dropping to -60 thanks to Winter Storm Hercules. 

Conditions in the north of America are so historically low that the world-famous Niagara Falls actually froze spawning some truly amazing snaps.

Lake Michigan steamed because the water was warmer than the surrounding air, and the small town of Hell (Mich.) froze over - for real." via IceAgeNow.info, Miyun County map, wikipedia

Miyun Cty. of Beijing













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1/7/14, Lake Michigan shoreline seen in Chicago, getty, "'Steam Devil' Video: Frigid Air Causes Steam to Wash Over Lake Michigan," people.com

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Jan. 1971, Steam over Lake Michigan, Fig. 1, Air, -6F, water 33F, NOAA.gov




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