Russian Frozen River

These stunning snaps reveal what’s lurking under a frozen river – an incredible colourful world of sparkling icicles and shimmering snow. Every year the cold winter causes the Tianuksa river in eastern Leningradskaya Oblast, Russia, to freeze over halting the flowing water. But a keen Russian photographer discovered a multi-layered ice world is formed with air holes between the layers of up to about 50cm.

These stunning snaps reveal what's lurking under a frozen river - an incredible colourful world of sparkling icicles and shimmering snow. Every year the cold winter causes the Tianuksa river in eastern Leningradskaya Oblast, Russia, to freeze over halting the flowing water. But a keen Russian photographer discovered a multi-layered ice world is formed with air holes between the layers of up to about 50cm.

These stunning snaps reveal what's lurking under a frozen river - an incredible colourful world of sparkling icicles and shimmering snow. Every year the cold winter causes the Tianuksa river in eastern Leningradskaya Oblast, Russia, to freeze over halting the flowing water. But a keen Russian photographer discovered a multi-layered ice world is formed with air holes between the layers of up to about 50cm.

These stunning snaps reveal what's lurking under a frozen river - an incredible colourful world of sparkling icicles and shimmering snow. Every year the cold winter causes the Tianuksa river in eastern Leningradskaya Oblast, Russia, to freeze over halting the flowing water. But a keen Russian photographer discovered a multi-layered ice world is formed with air holes between the layers of up to about 50cm.

These stunning snaps reveal what's lurking under a frozen river - an incredible colourful world of sparkling icicles and shimmering snow. Every year the cold winter causes the Tianuksa river in eastern Leningradskaya Oblast, Russia, to freeze over halting the flowing water. But a keen Russian photographer discovered a multi-layered ice world is formed with air holes between the layers of up to about 50cm.