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Giant, spinning ice disc forms in ME river

17 January 2019, 01:42 | Tara Lloyd

The ice formation is floating in the Presumpscot River

The ice formation is floating in the Presumpscot River

Steven Daly of the Army Corps of Engineers' Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory in Hanover, New Hampshire, told The New York Times that while the organization is alerted to one or two rotating ice disks in the country annually, they are rarely so large.

The perfectly round disk is spinning counter-clockwise at about the pace of a brisk walk, according to locals.

In the city of Westbrook, Maine - just a 20-minute drive east of Portland - a near-perfect disk of ice has formed in the Presumpscot River.

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The massive, frozen sheet can be seen churning down the middle of Presumpscot River, which cuts through Westbrook, an old mill city west of Portland, Maine.

"It's probably formed - and this is speculation - by the aggregation of small little bits of ice or in an initial big chunk of ice that, because of initial rotation, little pieces of ice glob onto it", Nakroshis said. "... allowing the water to freeze more readily, while water moves faster around the edges, generating the spin".

City of Westbrook authorities were notified of the disk by a local businessman, and used a drone to capture the moonlike ice formation.

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The alien-looking disk was first spotted Monday morning.

The City of Westbrook released a drone's view of its insane ice circle.

'The ducks were rotating on this big Lazy Susan, ' Mr Mitchell quipped.

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"I have not personally [seen an ice disk like this], but these are seen occasionally in the right conditions, usually at a bend in a river where eddies are common", Walt Meier, senior research scientist at the National Snow and Ice Data Center, told Live Science.

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