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These Photos of Frozen Waves Make Winter Seem More Real Than Ever

Feb 26, 2015

Yup, it's still winter, and yup, it's still cold and icy and generally hellish in most parts of the U.S. Photographer Jonathan Nimerfroh, who specializes in "surf and lifestyle" photography, managed to capture a particularly striking image of the icy winter in Nantucket, Mass. He was walking along the beach and spotted semi-frozen, slushy waves rolling ashore:

Slurpee Waves

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He told CBS Boston that the waves reminded him of giant Slurpees rolling toward him. Here's a closer look:

We can only imagine how cold Nimerfroh must have been as he snapped these photos.

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Here's What Niagara Falls Looks Like Frozen

A partially frozen American Falls in sub freezing temperatures is seen in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Feb. 17, 2015.
A partially frozen American Falls in sub freezing temperatures is seen in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Feb. 17, 2015.Lindsay DeDario—Reuters
A partially frozen American Falls in sub freezing temperatures is seen in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Feb. 17, 2015.
A snow-covered landscape is seen around the frozen Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, Feb.17, 2015.
A family walks through the snow near the frozen Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, Feb. 17, 2015.
A rainbow appears over the partially frozen American Falls in sub freezing temperatures in Niagara Falls Ontario
A partially frozen American Falls in sub freezing temperatures is seen in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Feb. 17, 2015.
Visitors view frozen Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, New York, Feb. 17, 2015.
A partially frozen American Falls in sub freezing temperatures is seen in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Feb. 17, 2015
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