12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Ice Melting on Lake Michigan

As spring begins, the ice on Lake Michigan begins to melt and break apart. Wind has blown sand onto the ice making small ice bergs which are mixed with sand and ice. These sand icebergs have started to break apart. The setting sun adds to the feeling of spring.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Sawyer, Michigan, United States of America
Camera: SPH-L720
Copyright: © Soren Johnson