Wednesday, 7 March 2012

Antarctic Beauty & Death: The Brinicle

Antarctic Beauty & Death: The Brinicle
<a href='http://www.bing.com/videos/browse?mkt=en-us&vid=166e8538-e15b-487a-ac68-b7c7088228c7&from=en-us_msnhp&src=v5:embed::' target='_new' title='Icy Finger of Death' >Video: Icy Finger of Death</a>

Antarctic Beauty & Death: The Brinicle, Icy Finger of Death, Video: In this fascinating footage, watch an ice stalactite -- or brinicle -- grow downward in Antarctic waters. Its lovely, briny creep is deadly to sea creatures. Watch as a brinicle plunges toward the seabed from the Antarctic ice shelf above.

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