Strong Wind Turned Frozen Sand Into Wonderful Columns. They Look Extraterrestrial!

    Strong Wind Turned Frozen Sand Into Wonderful Columns. They Look Extraterrestrial!
    Greg

    12:01 PM EST, January 29, 2022

    They look as if they had been formed by an alien or at least a long-forgotten civilization. The truth is that this is only weather conditions of the Michigan Lake in the USA that’s behind these natural works of art.

    The columns shown in the photos were shaped in sand and the only thing that makes it last is freezing air

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    Joshua Nowicki/instagram
    Joshua Nowicki/instagram
    Joshua Nowicki/instagram

    At first the columns are wide but due to strong winds blowing by the lake they get slimmer and slimmer

    Joshua Nowicki/instagram
    Joshua Nowicki/instagram
    Joshua Nowicki/instagram
    Joshua Nowicki/instagram

    Finally such structures are formed. One might think they come from ‘The Dune’ movie location

    Unfortunately, the columns are a very temporary phenomenon. After a couple of days the wind destroys them completely

    Joshua Nowicki/instagram
    Joshua Nowicki/instagram
    Joshua Nowicki/instagram
    Joshua Nowicki/instagram

    The phenomenon presented in the photos occurs by this lake only in the winter

    Joshua Nowicki/instagram
    Joshua Nowicki/instagram

    When the temperatures rise, the last sandy structures disappear

    Joshua Nowicki/instagram
    Joshua Nowicki/instagram
    Have you ever noticed any unusual phenomena in the winter?
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