Tag Archives: ice circle

Ice circles, Part 3: More readers share their photos, tales

Ever since I wrote about a mysterious ice circle a few weeks ago, I’ve been hearing from readers who thought the phenomenon was pretty cool. Alas, it seems that those circles weren’t caused by aliens, nor by deer chasing their tails, as a couple of readers suggested, tongue-in-cheek. Instead, the circles are caused by natural […]

Readers explain Benedicta ice circle: It was caused by an eddy, or by deer chasing their tails

Up in the Aroostook County town of Benedicta, there have been some strange goings-on. Or maybe the goings-on have been remarkably normal. That’s for readers to decide. And that’s why I shared Alvin Martin’s photo of an ice circle with BDN readers last week. Many enjoyed looking at the photo and trying to figure out […]

What caused it? Ice circle in Benedicta confounds reader

It’s been a couple of months since I’ve shared a Maine woods mystery photo, but earlier this week I received an email from a reader who is wondering exactly what he found on a recent trip afield. The email was titled, “What Made This?” After looking at the photo, I can tell you that I […]