Scotland’s winter snow STILL hasn’t melted:

Incredible network of tunnels and caves clings to mountains after the cold summer

By James Dunn For Mailonline

Published: 18:02 GMT, 14 August 2015 | Updated: 22:37 GMT, 14 August 2015

Helen Rennie at Ciste Mhearad discovered this amazing cavern at the Cairngorms National Park in Scotland. The tunnel, with its dome-like structures inside, goes on for hundreds of metres

Helen Rennie at Ciste Mhearad discovered this amazing cavern at the Cairngorms National Park in Scotland. The tunnel, with its dome-like structures inside, goes on for hundreds of metres

A cold summer in Scotland has led to this incredible natural phenomena with remaining ice and snow forming a network of icy tunnels and caves clinging to the edge of mountains

A cold summer in Scotland has led to this incredible natural phenomena with remaining ice and snow forming a network of icy tunnels and caves clinging to the edge of mountains

Experts say an unusual mix of circumstances has produced a stunning world of snow tunnels and bridges towering higher than a double-decker buses

Experts say an unusual mix of circumstances has produced a stunning world of snow tunnels and bridges towering higher than a double-decker buses

Nicholas Adam, stumbled upon this bridge on Tuesday while climbing An Stuc, a mountain in the Ben Lawers range to the north of Loch Tay

Nicholas Adam, stumbled upon this bridge on Tuesday while climbing An Stuc, a mountain in the Ben Lawers range to the north of Loch Tay

A range of factors has seen a growing number of snow patches remaining since 2007, but this summer there are more than have been seen for 20 years

A range of factors has seen a growing number of snow patches remaining since 2007, but this summer there are more than have been seen for 20 years

The stunning structures are created when the snow begins to melt. As water begins to flow underneath a tunnel of air forms, melting the snow from underneath

The stunning structures are created when the snow begins to melt. As water begins to flow underneath a tunnel of air forms, melting the snow from underneath

The results are these vast caverns, sometimes so big that people can walk underneath, and decorated with melting patterns that look like choppy waves 

The results are these vast caverns, sometimes so big that people can walk underneath, and decorated with melting patterns that look like choppy waves

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2 responses to “Scotland’s winter snow STILL hasn’t melted:

  1. quan myers

    What do you think? Geo-engineering and chemtrails are keeping the snow from melting…hmmmm

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