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Lake Michigan Ice Floes, In Mesmerizing Animated GIF Form (PHOTOS)

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It's melting! It's mellltinnng!

Yes, Chicago, in spite of the wintry Wednesday temperatures, spring is just around the corner and, as a result, the frozen remnants of the majestic Lake Michigan's winter shell are rapidly turning to slush, then water.

In the mean time, the lake is currently home to many ice floes, the shrinking and bobbing of which inspired photographer -- and Carbonmade creative director/co-founder -- Dave Gorum to head out with his camera and capture some truly stunning scenes:

Head over to Gorum's Tumblr blog or his photography site (including these Chicago lakefront photos!) to view more of his work.

H/t This Is Colossal, via Tumblr Radar.

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