Ice can be damaging or deadly, but it can also inadvertently create some of the most beautiful and fascinating winter sights. The formation of ice is subject to a million different variables, and the tiniest change in humidity, temperature or wind speed can create wildly different results.

Ice is beautiful, but it can also be deadly! Black ice, which is when clear ice forms on a black road-top, has been the cause of many fatal and near-fatal accidents. Hail storms can also be damaging and deadly - the largest recorded hailstone in the U.S. was the size of a bowling ball.

If you've captured a photo of some stunning ice formations this winter, like an icicle or some snow-rollers, we'd love to see your photos added to this list! Feel free to vote for your favorites as well.

#1

Baikal Ice Emerald

Baikal Ice Emerald

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FaheemKhan
Community Member
5 years ago

where is this?

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#2

Frozen Bubbles

Frozen Bubbles

Frozen Bubbles Frozen Bubbles

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SmileyRie
Community Member
5 years ago

These are my favourites. Just stunning

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#3

Frozen Lighthouses On Lake Michigan Shore

Frozen Lighthouses On Lake Michigan Shore

Frozen Lighthouses On Lake Michigan Shore

Thomas Zakowski Report

JeanSchmeichel
Community Member
5 years ago

Yes, this really did happen last winter. What will this winter bring?

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#4

Folded Snow

Folded Snow

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TCAyçaSeral
Community Member
5 years ago

Unbelievable!

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#5

Frozen Flower Buds

Frozen Flower Buds

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LydiaSahrom
Community Member
5 years ago

Imagine them melting then blooming in spring after being frozen in winter. Rather poetic.

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#6

Frozen Lakes

Frozen Lakes

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SmileyRie
Community Member
5 years ago

What makes the frozen towers? They look awesome

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#7

Ice Blossoms

Ice Blossoms

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ChanShanHui
Community Member
5 years ago

frost chrysanthemum!!

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#8

Frosted Lace

Frosted Lace

Robert Felton Report

JanetChernin
Community Member
5 years ago

love love love

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#9

It's So Cold Outside That The Ghost That Haunted The House Froze To Death

It's So Cold Outside That The Ghost That Haunted The House Froze To Death

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Anne Hopkinson
Community Member
2 years ago

This gives me chills......

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#10

Flower After Ice Storm

Flower After Ice Storm

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JoanMurphy
Community Member
5 years ago

All beautiful x

#11

Frozen Tree

Frozen Tree

Svetlana Shupenko Report

AnnetteCarlsson
Community Member
5 years ago

Naturen är bästa konstnären!

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#12

After Freezing Rain In China

After Freezing Rain In China

After Freezing Rain In China

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SeriousCat
Community Member
5 years ago

Beautiful :)

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#13

Frost On The Fence

Frost On The Fence

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SmileyRie
Community Member
5 years ago

Beautiful pic

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#14

Frozen Pond

Frozen Pond

Adam Rifkin Report

SmileyRie
Community Member
5 years ago

Stunning

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#15

Frozen Berries

Frozen Berries

Matt Stearns Report

LucileKesterson
Community Member
5 years ago

they're all so beautiful i couldn't vote for just 1. Lucile

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#16

Frost Flowers In The Arctic Ocean

Frost Flowers In The Arctic Ocean

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SEMATEKELI
Community Member
5 years ago

Nature is so beautiful ...

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#17

Frozen Grass

Frozen Grass

Luca Biolcati Rinaldi Report

SmileyRie
Community Member
5 years ago

Looks like the two sides are reaching out to each other

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#18

Frosted Pine

Frosted Pine

Cindi Girard Report

Bored_PandaN1
Community Member
5 years ago

WoW!!!:)))

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#19

Icicles On The Blooming Apple Tree

Icicles On The Blooming Apple Tree

Thomas Zagler Report

SarahofBorg
Community Member
5 years ago

If you defrosted those apples they will be EXTRA sweet.

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#20

Grass After Freezing Rain

Grass After Freezing Rain

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Bored_PandaN1
Community Member
5 years ago

So beautiful!!!:3

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#21

Fudgesicles

Fudgesicles

Mihai Sararu Report

BirgithaLandfors
Community Member
5 years ago

I love the ice so frosen but you can see the life, lovley

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#22

Rabbit Or Frost Flowers

Rabbit Or Frost Flowers

Rabbit Or Frost Flowers

Mark Adams Report

Bored_PandaN1
Community Member
5 years ago

So pretty!!!:)))

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#23

Icicle Bush

Icicle Bush

Alex Lau Report

AstridSchute
Community Member
5 years ago

Nature is so beautiful! I love winter!

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#24

Leaf After Freezing Rain

Leaf After Freezing Rain

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Bored_PandaN1
Community Member
5 years ago

WoW!!!:)))

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#25

Snow Roller

Snow Roller

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Debs
Community Member
4 years ago

This looks like a beautiful white rose....

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#26

Frozen Meadow

Frozen Meadow

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Bored_PandaN1
Community Member
5 years ago

WoW!!:)))

#27

Ice Cells

Ice Cells

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Bored_PandaN1
Community Member
5 years ago

So Pretty!!!:)))

#28

Trees In A Czech Forest

Trees In A Czech Forest

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Bored_PandaN1
Community Member
5 years ago

Cool!!!:)))

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#29

Frozen Leaves

Frozen Leaves

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Bored_PandaN1
Community Member
5 years ago

WoW!!!:)))

#30

Ice Men

Ice Men

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Luna Clara
Community Member
2 years ago

More like Patrick Star :D

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