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This Snow Melted Off the Cabin Roof in a VERY Strange Way

When reddit user Meikami‘s uncle took a picture of the snow melting off their cabin’s roof, he captured a unique phenomenon that only happens under the correct conditions. The snow actually melted in a manner resembling the action of of glacier, just on a much small scale. This is some awesome science in action!

This snow melted off the cabin roof in a very strange way…
This snow melted off the cabin roof in a very strange way… - This Snow Melted Off the Cabin Roof in a VERY Strange Way
Photo: Imgur

It’s actually a phenomenon resembling the action of glaciers…
It’s actually a phenomenon resembling the action of glaciers… - This Snow Melted Off the Cabin Roof in a VERY Strange Way
Photo: USGS

The snow slowly moves on a layer of melting ice in contact with the roof…
The snow slowly moves on a layer of melting ice in contact with the roof… - This Snow Melted Off the Cabin Roof in a VERY Strange Way
Photo: Roofthings.com

Sometimes roof-glaciers will be only a foot long…
Sometimes roof-glaciers will be only a foot long… - This Snow Melted Off the Cabin Roof in a VERY Strange Way
Photo: barefootgrdnr

It’s just warm enough to move, but not enough to melt completely.
It’s just warm enough to move, but not enough to melt completely. - This Snow Melted Off the Cabin Roof in a VERY Strange Way
Photo: Barefootgrdnr

Sometimes they will even curl as they develop…
Sometimes they will even curl as they develop… - This Snow Melted Off the Cabin Roof in a VERY Strange Way
Photo: wunderground

But this massive roof-glacier takes the cake! Wow!
But this massive roof-glacier takes the cake! Wow! - This Snow Melted Off the Cabin Roof in a VERY Strange Way
Photo: Imgur


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