There’s a second rotating ice disk getting attention in Maine

This one is just a bit farther north.

MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) — The massive ice disk that formed on a Maine river has a baby brother.

Officials at Baxter State Park in Millinocket shared a photo of an ice disk that’s about 30 or 40 feet across, much smaller than the massive disk that formed in a river in the city of Westbrook and more than 200 miles north.

Ranger Dave Loome said the perfect circle of ice stood out Wednesday when he cruised by Nesowdnehunk (Neh-SOUD’-nuh-hunk) Stream on a snowmobile. He snapped a photo that went viral.

It’s smaller than the ice disk measuring about 100 yards across that formed in the Presumpscot River in Westbrook and garnered media attention around the word.

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The Westbrook ice disk eventually met its demise when it came into contact with other ice and stopped spinning.