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Bizarre ice balls found in Arctic Alaska river puzzle locals and scientists

Kivalina, Alaska, United States

Danny Foster and Mike Hawley of Kivalina were ice fishing outside of town when they came upon something they’d never seen before. Incidentally, similar ice balls or ice eggs were reported on an ocean beach in Finland on the same day.

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Ice balls on the Wulik River near Kivalina, November 4
Photo by Danny Foster
Photo of "ice eggs" on beach in Finland
Photo by Risto Mattila
Hailuoto Finland Aerial Photo on November 4
NASA Imagery from LEO Network