A couple in Finland during their walk along Marjaniemi beach on Hailuoto island in Finland spotted rare ice-eggs, that scientists say only occurs under special circumstances. Risto Mattila, who photographed the ‘ice eggs’, said they covered a 30-metre expanse of the shoreline. “The biggest of the eggs was about the size of a football…It was an amazing view,” he added.
“You need the right air temperature (below zero, but only a bit), the right water temperature (near freezing point), a shallow and gently sloping sandy beach and calm waves, maybe a light swell,” ice specialist Jouni Vainio said.
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