Candle ice

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Candle ice in Lake Otelnuk, Quebec, Canada

Candle ice is a form of rotten ice that develops in columns perpendicular to the surface of a lake.

Candle ice makes a clinking sound when the "candles" are broken apart and floating in the water, bumping up against each other.[1]


  1. ^ Bailey, William H.; Oke, T. R.; Rouse, Wayne R. (1997). The surface climates of Canada. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press. ISBN 978-0-7735-1672-4. 

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