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Oyvind Tangen, a Norwegian sailor, was on board a research vessel 1,700 miles south of Cape Town and 660 miles north of the Antarctic a few years back, when he spotted the striped eye-candy floating on the waters. The stripes are formed naturally over centuries.

Striped icebergs in Antarctica are bang on nautical trend

Antarctica - Iceberg stripes are formed by layers of snow that react to different conditions. Blue stripes are often created when a crevice in the ice sheet fills up with melt water and freezes so quickly that no bubbles form.

Striped Icebergs - The candy-striped icebergs seen floating most commonly around 1,700 miles south of Cape Town are the result of ice crystals forming beneath an iceberg and rising up to the berg’s bottom, inevitably trapping dark-colored sediment and krill within it. | via All That Is Interesting

The World’s Most Mind-Blowing Natural Phenomena

Places around the world already affected by climate change - January 29, 2018.  THE ALPS – EUROPE -  One of the most famous skiing regions in the world, the Alps stretch across eight countries. Due to their low altitude, they have seen significant snowmelt during shorter winter periods over the years. Around 3 percent of Alpine glacial ice is lost per year and experts from the University of Innsbruck in Austria believe that the glaciers could disappear entirely by 2050 if the melting…

Places around the world already affected by climate change - January 29, 2018. THE ALPS – EUROPE - One of the most famous skiing regions in the world, the Alps stretch across eight countries. Due to their low altitude, they have seen significant snowmelt during shorter winter periods over the years. Around 3 percent of Alpine glacial ice is lost per year and experts from the University of Innsbruck in Austria believe that the glaciers could disappear entirely by 2050 if the melting…

Orphanage Molton Chocolate Pudding: Melted chocolate sponge with vanilla-creamed ice.

Orphanage Molton Chocolate Pudding: Melted chocolate sponge with vanilla-creamed ice.

Striped icebergs - amazing iceberg shots taken by Norwegian sailor Oyvind Tangen, 1,700miles south of Cape Town

Revealed: The Antarctic iceberg that looks like a giant humbug

red-lipstick: “ Norwegian sailor Oyvind Tangen was aboard a research ship about miles south of Cape Town, South Africa when he spotted these striped icebergs.

Best Ice cream palours in Cape Twon

Colorful ice cream cones of different flavors. Top view, steel metal background - Colorful ice cream cones of different flavors.

Striped icebergs of the Antarctic form when the ice sheets from which bergs are formed pick up layers of sediment

Striped icebergs of the Antarctic

In this remarkable capture we see a multicolored striped iceberg spotted somewhere near Antarctica, about 2,700 km south of Cape Town, South Africa. This image along with a series of other amazing photos of icebergs and glaciers were the subject of popular email forwards many years back, often incorrectly labeled as icebergs in Lake Michigan or Huron.   While the location was incorrect, the phenomenon is indeed very real.

Striped Icebergs of Antarctica. When an iceberg falls into the sea, a layer of salty seawater can freeze to the underside. If this is rich in algae, it can form a green stripe.

A woman walks around a puddle on Park Avenue in New York as warming temperatures started to melt snow and ice.

Photos of the Day: March 4

In photos selected by WSJ editors on Wednesday, passengers walk away from a plane after it skidded off a runway in Nepal, a woman sits among the remains of her destroyed home in Cape Town, Somali refugees stand among scattered belongings, and more.

Nature: 'Dapixara,' a photographer from the cape town Wellfleet, snapped the images of the...

Astonishing photographs show ice chunks on the beaches of Cape Cod

Enormous ice chunks wash up on the shores of Cape Cod

Melting honeycomb and roasted almond ice cream served in vintage cup

Melting honeycomb and roasted almond ice cream served in vintage cup and honeycomb crumbs on wooden spoon - The Picture Pantry Food Stock Photo Library