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Beach Found Covered In Mysterious ‘Ice Eggs’

Grotesque oval ice formations created by a rare coincidence of factors on Hailuoto island in northern Finland have wowed netizens.

 

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Pictures of freaky “eggs” of various sizes captured by Oulu resident and photographer Risto Mattila during a stroll on the nearby beach Marjaniemi in Ostrobothnia gone viral

By his own admission, this is is the first time Mattila has encountered this 30-metre assemblage of oval egg-shaped ice floes in the 25 years he has been living near the sea.

 

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“My wife and I stood there marvelling at the remarkable natural phenomenon. Since I had a camera with me I decided to preserve this unusual sight for posterity”, Mattila told national broadcaster Yle_.

 

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