As February gives way to March, the ice on the frozen Chesapeake begins to break and the snow starts to melt. Baltimore Sun photographer Lloyd Fox flies in a small airplane over the Maryland landscape to make aerial pictures of the whitewashed views.
The winter’s deep freeze has transformed Niagara Falls into an icy spectacle, encasing the trees around it into crystal shells and drawing tourists who are braving below-zero temperatures.
The Niagara River keeps flowing below the ice cover, so the falls aren’t completely frozen over. But the massive ice buildup near the brink has become a tourist magnet for the second straight year after several relatively mild winters. – Tribune