SCIENCE
12/08/2014 08:22 am ET Updated Dec 08, 2014

Snowshoes + Math = Chillingly Beautiful Snow Art

Simon Beck has spent the past decade tracing beautiful patterns into snow-covered mountains and lakes using nothing but snowshoes and some basic math knowledge.

The British cartographer/artist started incorporating fractal patterns into his work after reading "Chaos: Making a New Science," a 1987 book written by former New York Times reporter James Gleick, Discovery News reported.

"When I did my first drawing, I had no idea how good it was going to look," Beck told CNN. "It's just so unusual and unique. No one else is doing anything like it."

Photos of Beck's stunning snow art are showcased in his new book, "Simon Beck: Snow Art." Scroll down for a look.

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