The Surreal Ice Bubbles in the Abraham Lake, Canada

The Surreal Ice Bubbles in the Abraham Lake, Canada

Abraham Lake, Alberta, Canada. The artificial lake in a tranquil surroundings becomes a spectacular site during winter. The temperatures may fall below -30 degrees Celsius here, thus making this big lake freeze. However, it is not the ice only, that makes it amazing.

The unique circles are frozen bubbles of flammable methane gas, coming from the depth – a result of bacterias decomposing organic material. This creates the unusual phenomena, which looks so incredible in winter.

Why to go there?

The lake and its surroundings are a beautiful place to visit and have a hike in nature.

When to go there?

Anytime. For the ice bubbles go in winter.

How to get there?

The lake lies on North Saskatchewan River in western Alberta.

Read more: Travel Alberta

Lead photo by Jiroj Amaralikit

The Surreal Ice Bubbles in the Abraham Lake, Canada

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The Surreal Ice Bubbles in the Abraham Lake, Canada

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The Surreal Ice Bubbles in the Abraham Lake, Canada

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The Surreal Ice Bubbles in the Abraham Lake, Canada

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The Surreal Ice Bubbles in the Abraham Lake, Canada

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The Surreal Ice Bubbles in the Abraham Lake, Canada

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The Surreal Ice Bubbles in the Abraham Lake, Canada

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The Surreal Ice Bubbles in the Abraham Lake, Canada

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The Surreal Ice Bubbles in the Abraham Lake, Canada

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The Surreal Ice Bubbles in the Abraham Lake, Canada

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The Surreal Ice Bubbles in the Abraham Lake, Canada

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The Surreal Ice Bubbles in the Abraham Lake, Canada

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The Surreal Ice Bubbles in the Abraham Lake, Canada

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