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Spiral Stress Fractures...in Ice

Spiral Stress Fractures...in Ice

First, a freezing rain episode left a thick veneer of ice on the tree trunk. Then wind forces on the tree bent the flexible trunk underneath the less-flexible ice, on multiple occasions, causing the ice to crack in circular and often criscrossing patterns.

Norman, OK (30 Jan 10), looking W
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