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Thread: Pictures around my town, December 16

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    Pictures around my town, December 16

    I wish I could say I took these!

    That is not snow on the branches - it's what we call hoarfrost, a type of frost that forms when there are cold temperatures and fog.





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    Wow! Beautiful! Thank you.
    I've been Frosted (thanks, Elyse and Karen!).

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    Beautiful - I love winter scenes. Thanks for posting.
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    So pretty, thanks so much for sharing!
    I've Been Frosted

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    Quote Originally Posted by Catty1 View Post
    I wish I could say I took these!

    That is not snow on the branches - it's what we call hoarfrost, a type of frost that forms when there are cold temperatures and fog.

    Beautiful. I've not heard or seen that word "hoarfrost" in a long time.
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    Thats the only thing i like about winter is hoarfrost. its so delicate an makes everything seem to look more... i danno,, more glassy/icey than regular snow does. nice shots ^^

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    Beautiful! Thanks for posting.
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    Wow, so beautiful!

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