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Photography of Wildlife & Natural Areas of Newfoundland, Iceberg alley.
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Grounded iceberg...

Sun & the hammering of sea swells wear away at the rugged icebergs. The sculpted rocks and sorted cobblestones are also products of the seas persistance.

Iceberg Alley

The calving of 10,000 year old Greenland glaciers creates a flow of large icebergs that cross the North Atlantic to be swept by the tides of the Labrador current onto rocky shoals along the islands NE coast. Occasional strong NE breezes push the icebergs into the deep bays and inlets to be grounded and smashed against the rocks.

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The grinding against the bottom causes an upwelling of microscopic plant material that fuel the food chain coinciding with the spawning of capelin and herring that are in turn consumed by overwintering whales who follow the fish to shore in spring.

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