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South Haven Ice Balls

Check out these two pictures taken 26 hours apart (from NOAA Coastwatch).   This is the pier (technically a breakwater) at South Haven, Michigan.  The picture on the left was taken at 8:03 am Tuesday (2/9).  There’s some old ice against the metal base of the catwalk (which by the way is the original catwalk placed in 1925 – one of only four piers in Michigan to still have the original catwalk).  The picture on the right was taken the next day, Wednesday (2/10).  Dozens of large ice balls have mysteriously appeared on the pier.  I would guess that some of…