Definitely don’t go hiking.
More arctic weather is on tap for the week, and total Great Lakes ice coverage could reach record-setting levels. Erie freezes wholly because it is comparatively shallow relative to other Great Lakes; its average depth is 62 feet, whereas Lake Ontario’s is 282 feet. Here’s the massive ice cube, as shown through viral Twitter photos.
Photo via Teknorat/Flickr (CC BY SA 2.0)
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