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Parts of China's Yellow River Waterfall Have Frozen Over

Hannah Keyser

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The Hukou Waterfall, situated on China's Yellow River, is a popular tourist attraction year-round. And rather than deter visitors, a current cold spell—with temperatures dipping to -12 degrees Celsius—has only upped the appeal.

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Parts of the waterfall, the country's second largest, have frozen over to create a natural masterpiece of icicles. The winter will only get colder, and the whole waterfall could freeze solid before a spring thaw. The BBC has a brief video.

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Here's a look at the Hukou Waterfall in warmer times.

See also:
The View From the End of the Great Wall of China
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