Ice pancakes pictured on Thurso River at Halkirk – BBC News

Pancake ice has been photographed on a river in Caithness. Also known as ice pancakes, the phenomenon can be found in rivers and in the open sea. They form when foam floating on a river freezes. These frozen chunks are then shaped by being rubbed against one another in eddies of water.

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