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Nature's 'icy finger of death' caught on tape

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 03/03/2012 @ 7:52 pm In Diversions | No Comments

Filmed for the first time, the icy “finger of death” is an unprecedented look at nature‚Äôs beauty — seen at its devastating worst.

Called a brinicle (or brine icicle), cameramen Hugh Miller and Doug Anderson used a time-lapse camera to capture this awe-inspiring event beneath the Antarctic ice shelf for the upcoming Discovery Channel special series, Frozen Planet.

“We were just blown away by how beautiful they were,” producer Kathryn Jeffs told FoxNews.com. Jeffs was in Antarctica with Miller and Anderson to capture the unique event. “We were exceptionally excited and we knew we had something that had never been filmed before, never been seen before.


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