Apocalyptic Image of the Great Lakes Gives New Meaning to ‘Lake-Effect Snow’

A stunning true-colour satellite image taken yesterday shows the Great Lakes shrouded in snow. It’s a glorious example of lake-effect snow in action. Read More >>

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Watching Ice Shatter Like Glass on Lake Superior’s Shore Is Unreasonably Satisfying

Care for a walk around Lake Superior? We suggest you do it very, very carefully. Read More >>

The North American Great Lakes are Even More Beautiful When They’re Nearly Frozen Over

For the first time since 1994 the North American Great Lakes are almost completely covered in ice, with only 12 per cent remaining unfrozen. Now, thanks to NASA satellites, we can look upon this icy plain and despair—except that it's actually quite beautiful. Read More >>