Ice Shoves, April, 1997

Steven Dutch, Professor Emeritus, Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

In April, 1997 strong winds resulted in spectacular ice shoves in a number of areas, especially at Shoemaker Point north of Dyckesville. The photos here were taken April 7 (sunset) and 8, 1997.

Shore Ice Viewed From South of Dyckesville

Ice Ridge Along the Shoreline

Ice Ridges on the Bay

Sunset Views

The tree spoils  the middle image, but the other two would make perfect backdrops for a sci-fi movie set on Pluto.

Closeups of "Candle Ice"


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Created 19 May 1998, Last Update 19 May 1998