Freeze-up 2006 (infrared) - December 29

 << Previous      Next >>              

 

Satellite image: ice freeze-up in Temagami, 2006

Posted Friday, December 29, 2006                                                                         Photo: NASA/NOAA

Low temps bring freeze-up

With the temperature dropping to minus 23 C last night, freeze-up accelerated through the night and during the day today. Glen Toogood, Ottertooth's official freeze-up observer, called freeze-up this afternoon. More ice has actually formed than can be seen from the satellite. Clear ice less than an inch thick and lacking snow, does not normally show up, but can be seen on Toogood's photo from Garden Island.

PHOTO: Garden Island ice

 

 

Key

Black                open water

Dull blue            thin ice

Bright turquoise  thick ice,

                        snow on

                        unforested land

                        (e.g. clearcuts,

                        farmland)

 

   

   Home   Rupert Battle   Rupert River   Temagami   Che-Mun

    Forum   Crees   Camps   Canoes   Keewaydin Way   Search   About   Contact Us

Maps and information herein are not intended for navigational use, and are not represented to be correct in every respect. 
All pages intended for reference use only, and all pages are subject to change with new information and without notice. 
The author/publisher accepts no responsibility or liability for use of the information on these pages. 
Wilderness travel and canoeing possess inherent risk. 
 It is the sole responsibility of the paddler and outdoor traveler to determine whether he/she is qualified for these activities.
Copyright  2000-2014 Brian Back.  All rights reserved.
We do not endorse and are not responsible for the content of any linked document on an external site.