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What You Need To Know About The Lake Erie Ice Dunes

2-5-2019

1. They are also called ice ridges and ice foots

2. The way that ice dunes are formed is through the freezing of waves on the shore

 

3. They are often 6 feet tall

4. The way ice dunes are formed makes them very weak and easily cracked

5. Ice dunes can be formed over the water

If someone falls through, hypothermia and drowning are imminent

6. The ice dunes are beautiful and tourist attractions, so many walk on them

They then fall through because the dunes are weak and formed fragile

7. The dunes are hollow, which is why they’re fragile

8. You aren’t able to judge the thickness of the ice after each step