Unbelievable photos of frozen Niagara Falls

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But don't be fooled by pictures that claim to show a frozen-solid Niagara Falls.

Temperatures across the province dropped to record lows last month, as frigid air continues to hover over the region for longer than expected.

Niagara Falls is one place the nation's deep freeze is as much seen as it is felt.

Photos of the falls on the American and Canadian sides have become a world attraction in recent days as wind chills there fell to as low as minus 14 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. And if that were to happen, it'd probably be too cold for anyone to venture outside and snap a photo!

A visitor takes a photograph at the brink of the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls, Ont. on December 29, 2017.

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Unseasonably cold temperatures in eastern North America have plunged the US side of Niagara Falls into a deep freeze that has, in a sense, made them resemble a landscape more suitable for Narnia than the real world. An ice jam upriver way back in 1848 was the only time in recorded history that the falls completely ceased to flow.

"Historically, ice does form over parts of the falls, but there is always water running beneath that ice", Hull explains.

In the 19th century, winter visitors to the falls would use natural ice bridges to cross the entire Niagara River from Canada to the U.S. However, three people died in 1912 when the ice bridge broke apart.

Visitors hardy enough to withstand the bone-chilling cold are treated to snapshots and selfies in a winter wonderland. Other parts of Canada have also been showing off their snow-covered landscapes.

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