Sectored Plate Snowflake Photograph by Kenneth Libbrecht A snowflake's shape depends on the temperature at which it forms. This type of snowflake, called a sectored plate, forms when the temperate dips below about 5 degrees Fahrenheit degrees Celsius).
The salp chain - (Pegea confoederata) A salp (plural salps) or salpa (plural salpae or salpas) is a barrel-shaped, planktonic tunicate. It moves by contracting, thus pumping water through its gelatinous body. The salp strains the pumped water through its
It's a real snowflake! Karla Jean Booth of Real Snowflake Photography in Grand Lake, Colorado has truly exquisite photos. Snow is beginning to fall in the high country. Come try chasing snowflakes at the The Historic Rapids and Restaurant this winter!