WELLFLEET, Mass. — Parts of Cape Cod look a little bit like the Arctic Circle this week.

Icebergs aren’t a common sight in Massachusetts, but massive chunks of ice have washed up on some beaches — and they’re drawing curious onlookers.

Children have been climbing some of the icy mammoths that cropped up along Duck Harbor Beach in Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Despite a brief warmup earlier this week, there were still big chunks 5½ to 6 feet high on the beach Thursday.

Jessica Hornung drove up from Connecticut with her three young children just to check out the unusual sight. Hornung jokes that the only thing missing is a polar bear.

Local officials say the ice chunks are melting and the phenomenon won’t last long.


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