“Your turkey isn’t the only thing that has beautiful plumage this Thanksgiving,” writes Dr. Kim Martini on Deep Sea News. “So does the Arctic Ocean. Behold, the frost flower.”
Frost flowers form in very cold air—below 7º Fahrenheit—when salty ice crystals accumulate on the surface of sea ice. The ones in this photo were taken in the Arctic.
Learn more about how these gorgeous frost flowers form at Deep Sea News!