4 beautiful ice and snow wonders that can only be seen in winter, fairytale kingdom of the ice and snow world "Smog Island"
One of passers-by on street looks like Leto, and other looks like Dongtian. Some are in short sleeves and slightly gathered. They seem to still live in summer, but some have already put on sweaters and thick coats, it's like preparing for winter, this is difference between autumn outfits. But with advent of November 7 this year, our country officially entered category of winter. Compared to greenery in spring, scorching heat of cicadas in summer, and the bountiful harvest of red leaves in autumn, winter is a snowy, mysterious, and cold season.
Let's take a look at these beautiful snowy landscapes that can only be enjoyed in winter!
Icefall, as name suggests, is a waterfall that has condensed into ice. Due to cold weather, a waterfall flowing from top to bottom will freeze when it touches sub-zero rocks. Over time, over layers, layers of ice flakes gradually formed crystal-clear ice waterfalls. Hanging on edge of a towering cliff like a suddenly frozen stream of water, it is like a mysterious and quiet place described in Xianxia novels.
Best viewing time: January-March of each year
1. The first waterfall in Kyoto
The first waterfall in Kyoto in Beijing is a sight not to be missed in winter. This is highest flow waterfall among many waterfalls in suburbs of Beijing, my country. The steepest slope can reach 85 degrees, and height difference is more than 60 meters. The first waterfall in Kyoto is in Miyune, Beijing. The districts and counties are a tourist destination worth visiting.
Winter's first waterfall looks like a static landscape from a distance, and cold air reveals its hazy beauty. The icy waterfall is like a jade pillar rising to sky, refracting colors of rainbow under sunlight, and grotesque light and shadow are dreamy and beautiful as a dream.
2. Jiuzhaigou Waterfall
When autumn turns into winter, all forests are colored with green water and green mountains Jiuzhaigou still retains its beauty. Nuorilang Falls in winter is no longer full of oppressive sight, but thickens into a cold ice dragon, looking at tourists in a soaring pose.
The feeling of shock is no less than from Nuorilang waterfall in summer. Natural ice sculptures of different shapes make people involuntarily sigh Nature can create beautiful miracles inadvertently.
Frost looks like ice instead of ice, like snow instead of snow, it's actually a kind of frost. Hoarfrost forms very rarely, and not only in cold season, when temperature is below zero degrees Celsius, but also in weather with a uniform wind speed, humid air and a sufficient amount of water vapor.
Only if these two conditions are met, you can enjoy frost hanging on branches like flowers. Rime frost appears more often in sparsely populated forest parks due to harsh conditions of its formation and great influence of human factor.
Best viewing time: from end of December to February next year
1. Kurbin frost
The Yichun Kurbin River Basin in Heilongjiang attracts many photographers every year. Hoarfrost here lasts a very long time and can last for about 4 months. Not only that, but hoarfrost in Erbin can last over 10 hours a day, and photographers have plenty of time to take photos.
The secret of frost preservation in Kurbina lies in fact that temperature of river water discharged by hydroelectric power station is about zero degrees Celsius, and thick fog condenses on surface of river. formed.
2. Jilin Wusong Island
This is a snow-covered island located on Songhua River in Jilin Province. In summer, Saiu Island is full of trees, luxurious branches and leaves, and level of greenery is extremely high. Therefore, every winter willows and pines and cypresses on shore will wear white clothes.
The branches of weeping willows are strewn with pure and transparent white flowers, as if you are in an unusually pure paradise, a world of ice and snow wrapped in silver, snowy field is endless, and silver threads look like a face, which pleases many .Tourists are enchanted!
Three, snow tongue
A snow tongue, as name suggests, is a tongue-like snow tongue, like baked milk, hanging under an eaves, with no power storage, but still able to maintain a long shape, nor a general shape . does not break when dropped, and longest snow tongue is even one meter long, which is really amazing.
The formation of snow tongues must meet three main conditions: first, sufficient snow to provide materials for snow tongues, second, stable snowflake shapes that help form snow tongues, and third, suitable roof shapes for the formation of snow tongues.
Best viewing time: November to March next year
1. Heilongjiang Mudanjiang Shuangfeng Forest Farm China Snow Town
This is the most famous snow village in China. The dwellings of local residents are connected to each other like snow houses, and snowflakes have different shapes. The snow and fog are misty, and everywhere you look it's white. This is truly most beautiful snow town in China.
Four, bubble ice
Bubble ice is formed from sediments and aquatic plants on bottom of a river. It releases methane gas during growth and decomposition. Due to low temperature in winter, methane cannot evaporate normally after water surface freezes, so it is trapped by river water on river surface. unique and wonderful bubble ice formed.
Best viewing time: January-February
Take advantage of arrival of winter, head north to enjoy these unique winter wonders. I believe that these wonderful beauties of nature will not let you down!