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Bay of Fundy

Standing on the bottom of the Bay of Funy, Nova Scotia. Twice each day, 160 billion tonnes of seawater flow in and out of the Bay of Fundy — more than the combined flow of the world’s freshwater rivers! The Bay of Fundy’s tides transform the shorelines, tidal flats and exposed sea bottom as they flood into the bay and its harbours and estuaries. The best place to experience the tides of the Bay of Fundy is within the World’s Highest Tides Ecozone. Located around the two upper basins of the Bay, this area has a distinct coastal geography. Tides in this coastal zone reach a peak of around 50 feet the height of a 5-storey building. This is many times higher than typical tides on the rest of the Atlantic coast! The huge tides expose the sea bottom in this shot at Burntcoat Head Park.

 

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Malpeque Harbor Morning

Sunrise at Malpeque Harbor, Prince Edward Island Canada. This is a great little fishing harbor offering all types of photographic goodness. The Sunrise was not spectacular but regardless it was a beautiful little harbor with all the boats and colorfull fishing shacks lined up side by side. This little harbor is apparently famous for it’s fresh oysters and shellfish served at the Malpeque Oyster Barn, right which is just out of view in this photo. Its a small place with about 10 tables but apparently is world-famous for its oysters and shellfish.

 

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