2010-01-3 Lake Kussharo, Hokkaido

  • Whooper Swans
    Whooper Swans
    Cygnus cygnus
    Kussharo Lake, Hokkaido, Japan - February 3, 2010
    2010-02-03#1290
    Larry Jackson
  • Lake Mashu
    Lake Mashu
    Deep, clear lake in the crater of a volcano seen on our way to Lake Kussharo
    Hokkaido, Japan - February 3, 2010
    2010-02-03#4937
    Larry Jackson
  • Whooper Swans
    Whooper Swans
    Cygnus cygnus - near sundown with mist rising from the thermal flow
    Kussharo Lake, Hokkaido, Japan - February 3, 2010
    2010-02-03#4956
    Larry Jackson
  • Kussharo Lake Sunset with Whooper Swans
    Kussharo Lake Sunset with Whooper Swans
    steam freezes on the grass near the thermal pools
    Hokkaido, Japan - February 3, 2010
    2010-02-03#4962
    Larry Jackson
  • Sunset and Whooper Swans
    Sunset and Whooper Swans
    Cygnus cygnus - thermal flow keeps some open water for the swans in an otherwise frozen lake
    Kussharo Lake, Hokkaido, Japan - February 3, 2010
    2010-02-03#4967
    Larry Jackson
  • Frosted Trees
    Frosted Trees
    frosted trees backlit by the rising sun over Lake Kussharo
    Bihoro Pass, Hokkaido, Japan - February 4, 2010
    2010-02-04#1309
    Larry Jackson
  • Sun Pillar
    Sun Pillar
    ice particles in the air, lit by the rising sun caused this uncommon event
    Bihoro Pass, Hokkaido, Japan - February 4, 2010
    2010-02-04#2006
    Larry Jackson
  • Sun Pillar
    Sun Pillar
    closer view of the event
    Bihoro Pass, Hokkaido, Japan - February 4, 2010
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    Larry Jackson
  • Sunrise
    Sunrise
    Lake Kussharo in the distance - one of the coldest places I have ever been
    Bihoro Pass, Hokkaido, Japan - February 4, 2010
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    Larry Jackson