“Snowflakes complex crystals of ice” -NC Holiday Wonders #3

The direction, shape and size of snowflakes depend on a balance between faceting and branching.  Faceting tends to make simple flat surfaces, while branching tends to make more complex structures. This is an image of a complex branching  multifaceted snowflake called a dendrite snowflake.

Mother Nature and Nature’s Crusaders wishes  you a peaceful eco- holiday season and New Year!

Holiday Wonders series from Nature’s Crusaders showcases the beauty of Mother Nature’s Wonders.

This image is graciously provided for your wonder and amazement by National Geographic.

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