The Niagara Falls They are among the most visited places in the United States. And that many people are disappointed to see them. And it is that when making a trip to this point it must be clear that they cannot be compared with other famous waterfalls, such as those of Iguazú or those of Victoria. Even so, it is a spectacle worth seeing at any time of the year.
In Hard Hobbit To Break We have already told you about Niagara Falls, but today we want to show you how you may have never seen them: frozen. And it is that as a result of the low temperatures that are being experienced in the United States, this important tourist corner has acquired a most unusual image. Do you want to know more? Well join us!
Located on the border that separates Canada from the United States, Niagara Falls is a destination that attracts millions of tourists every year and the truth is that it is not surprising, since with a width of 1,000 meters, a height of 54 and a drop of 4 million liters per second, constitute a most beautiful natural spectacle. Therefore, many couples choose this place as the destination of their honeymoon. honey. One of the great curiosities of this corner is that it is located in an urban area. In fact, two cities surround them. They are the American Niagara Falls, located in New York, and the Canadian Niagara Falls, in Ontario. From Canada you get the best views, in addition to being able to enjoy numerous tourist attractions, while in the United States you can walk along the edge of the waterfalls and picnic in specific areas for this activity.
Although, as we have mentioned, Niagara Falls is an ideal destination for any time of the year, during these last days they have offered an image of the curious and shocking. And it is that due to the low temperatures that have been experienced in the area, the waterfalls have frozen. However, not all the water has frozen, but only the surface, so inside the water continues to fall. It was on February 20 when the lowest temperatures were experienced in Niagara Falls State Park. Specifically, it reached 22º C below zero.
According to experts, these waterfalls will never be able to freeze completely because they have too much water. Of course, on other occasions they have been created bridges of ice that visitors have traversed. What many people do not know is that in 1912 one of these bridges collapsed, causing the death of three people.
A phenomenon that repeats every year
Although it is a phenomenon that occurs practically every year, this winter has become more important, since the cold snap that has been experienced in the northern hemisphere has been greater than in previous years. In fact, it seems that this shocking image can be seen for a few more weeks. According to BBC NewsIt will not be until the month of May when the ice melts completely. Therefore, curious people still have a long time to contemplate this phenomenon of nature.
Then we leave you with our Gallery, where we offer you some beautiful images of frozen waterfalls. In addition, we show you the video recorded with drones that they have made from the NBC News television network
Drone Footage Of Frozen Niagara Falls | NBC Nightly News (January 2021)