Ballistic Ice Causes Massive Piles of Debris

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Circle, AK, July 16, 2014-- In late May 2013, Circle, a small village of in Interior Alaska, was left devastated by some of the worst Yukon River flooding in years. Floodwaters had inundated many homes, while mammoth missiles of river ice, known in Alaska as “ballistic ice,” had driven trees hundreds of feet from their original roots. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA.

Circle, AK, July 16, 2014-- In late May 2013, Circle, a small village of in Interior Alaska, was left devastated by some of the worst Yukon River flooding in years. Floodwaters had inundated many homes, while mammoth missiles of river ice, known in Alaska as “ballistic ice,” had driven trees hundreds of feet from their original roots. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA.

- Location: Circle, AK

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