Atlantic Canada Photos
Mallotus villosus Capelin Fish Newfoundland
An event which only occurs in Newfoundland is the spawning of Capelin fish, aka Mallotus villosus, along beaches such as at Admiral's Point in Trinity Bay.
Capelin, also known as Mallotus villosus, are a small fish which play a vital role in providing the link between plankton and larger animals. They spend the majority of their lives offshore and only move in to the Newfoundland shores for spawning.
Canoe Sunset St Mary's River Sherbrooke Nova Scotia
Evening closes in over a somewhat buckled canoe, partially hauled out onto the banks of the St Mary's River in the town of Sherbrooke in Nova Scotia while nature performs above in the form of a beautiful sunset and dramatic cloud formations.
The water of the St Mary's River is calm as sunset lights the horizon and dramatic clouds form over a canoe which has been hauled out onto the banks of the river situated in the town of Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia.
Canoe at sunset over the St Mary's ...
White Sand Footprints Crescent Beach Nova Scotia
A long trail of footprints lead away from the water's edge, in the beautiful white sand of Crescent Beach in the town of Lockeport, Nova Scotia.
Ripples and footprints are impressions left along the white sand beach in the town of Lockeport, Nova Scotia. The white sands of Crescent Beach link the small town of Lockeport, which would otherwise be situated on an island, to mainland Nova Scotia ...
Cabot Trail Coastal Scenery Nova Scotia
Looping around the northern end of Cape Breton, the Cabot Trail takes in the beautiful coastal scenery of the Gulf of St Lawrence as well as many small communities and the Cape Breton Highlands National Park of Nova Scotia.
Standing at the Veterans Monument along the Cabot Trail in Nova Scotia, affords one a magnificent view of the scenery and coastal waters of the Gulf of St Lawrence.
View of the Cabot Trail from the Veterans Monument towards Cheticamp Island, Cape ...
Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto Flat Rock Newfoundland
An interesting, and a "must see" place to visit while in the town of Flat Rock Newfoundland is Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto - fashioned along the lines of a shrine in Lourdes, France. It was started in 1954 and dedicated in 1958.
The pure white masonry of angels and tablets at Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto, contrasts against the rocks found in the town of Flat Rock, Newfoundland.
Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto in the town of Flat Rock, Killick Coast Scenic Route, Highway 20, Avalon ...
Tidal Bore Salmon River Truro Nova Scotia
A truly remarkable daily event seen along several rivers that flow into the Bay of Fundy, a tidal bore is a tumbling wave at the leading edge of an incoming tide. This wave is seen along the Salmon River in Truro, Nova Scotia.
A tidal bore is a natural phenomena which takes place every day as the tide changes in the Bay of Fundy. The incoming tide from the Bay of Fundy surges into some of the rivers which spill into it. One such river is the Salmon River in Truro, Nova Scotia ...
Fossil Cliffs Geology Joggins Nova Scotia
The site of many fossil finds are the fossil cliffs of Joggins, a small town in the province of Nova Scotia, Canada. If your interests lie in geology, then this is a must see destination in Nova Scotia.
Turning over rocks at the foot of the fossil cliffs is a great pastime for those with a passion for geology. These fossil cliffs are found in the town of Joggins in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Fossil Cliffs in the town of Joggins, Chignecto Bay, Bay of ...
Bottle Cove Little Port Newfoundland
Opening directly towards the Gulf of St Lawrence, Bottle Cove is situated along the west coast of Newfoundland. Little Port is a tiny settlement nestled along the shores of Bottle Cove.
A beautiful day on the west coast of Newfoundland and the sleepy settlement of Little Port in Bottle Cove.
View across Bottle Cove towards the townsite of Little Port at the end of the Humber Arm near Lark Harbour, Newfoundland, Canada.
Forest Waterfall Mealy Mountains Southern Labrador
A pristine waterfall surrounded by lush, green forest cascades down a rocky escarpment in the Mealy Mountains in Southern Labrador, Newfoundland Labrador, Canada.
Melting snow and a saturated plateau above contribute the flow of this un-named waterfall in the Mealy Mountains of Southern Labrador.
Waterfall, Tucked Away Falls (un-named), seen in the Mealy Mountains enroute to the Rifflin'Hitch Lodge on the ...
Minas Channel Sunset Bay of Fundy Nova Scotia
An arm of the massive Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia, the waters of the Minas Channel are illuminated by a sunset which appears to hang on the clouds while the waters lap at the shores below the Cape d'Or Lighthouse.
Sunset over the Minas Channel seen from the Cape d'Or Lighthouse, Cape d'Or, Cape Chignecto, Bay of Fundy, Fundy Shore Ecotour, Glooscap Trail, Highway 209, Minas Channel, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Blue Iceberg Kayaking Adventure
Beautiful curves of smooth blue ice, an element of an iceberg sculpted by the currents of the Atlantic Ocean and forces of nature such as wind and rain. A unique kayaking adventure though a very dangerous one off the coast of Newfoundland.
Conan Coates kayaking around an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean along the Iceberg Alley near Hare Bay off the Great Northern Peninsula in Western Newfoundland, Canada
Water Channels Cape Sable Island Nova Scotia
Fringed by lush green grass, the water from a river cuts rounded channels through the landscape at Clark's Harbour on Cape Sable Island, Nova Scotia.
As the fog lifts in the background it reveals a collection of water channels as a river weaves its way towards the ocean at Clark's Harbour on Cape Sable Island in Nova Scotia.
Scenic water channels along a river in Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, ...
Reversing Falls Saint John River New Brunswick
An interesting attraction in the city of Saint John, New Brunswick, the Reversing Falls on the Saint John River are a series of rapids which are overrun at high tide and reversed by the extreme tides of the Bay of Fundy.
Reversing Falls along the Saint John River in Saint John, Bay of Fundy, Fundy Coastal Drive, Highway 1, New Brunswick, Canada.
Newfoundland Iceberg Kayaking Atlantic Ocean
Kayaking right up to an iceberg in Iceberg Alley off the Great Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland can be a dangerous adventure. Not only can the iceberg tumble but the Atlantic Ocean can be an unforgiving body of water.
Though most operators wouldn't recommend this activity, there is something awe inspiring about kayaking right up to an iceberg as it cruises the currents of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Newfoundland.
Conan Coates kayaking around an iceberg ...
Lighthouse Cape Spear NHS Newfoundland
Guarding the most easterly point of coastline in North America since 1836, Cape Spear Lighthouse stands high up on a point looking out over the Atlantic Ocean where humpback whales and icebergs cruise the coast.
The Cape Spear Lighthouse, a National Historic Site and the oldest surviving lighthouse in Newfoundland - built in 1836, along the Cape Spear Drive, Highway 11, Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland, Newfoundland Labrador, Canada.
Cape Forchu Lighthouse Nova Scotia
Set against a vivid blue sky, the Cape Forchu Lighthouse guards the entrance to Yarmouth Harbour in Nova Scotia along the lighthouse route.
Cape Forchu Lighthouse, current tower was built in 1962 and previous tower was first lit on January 15, 1840, Yarmouth Harbour, Cape Forchu, Lighthouse Route, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Woody Point Lighthouse Gros Morne Newfoundland
Standing tall in its coat of red and white, the Woody Point Lighthouse looks out over Bonne Bay high up on a grassy hill.
Woody Point Lighthouse in the town of Woody Point, Gros Morne National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Viking Trail, Trails to the Vikings, Highway 431, Northern Peninsula, Great Northern Peninsula, Newfoundland Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada.
Romantic Evening Green Point Sunset Newfoundland
A wine glass resting on a smooth rock along the Green Point coastline in Gros Morne National Park in Newfoundland as the sunset heralds the end of a romantic evening.
The rocky shoreline of Green Point at sunset, Gros Morne National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Viking Trail, Trails to the Vikings, Highway 430, Northern Peninsula, Great Northern Peninsula, Newfoundland Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada.
Bay of Fundy Sea Stacks
The famous Flowerpot Rocks are sea stacks situated in Chignecto Bay in the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick where extreme tides expose the ocean floor allowing visitors a chance to walk amongst the stacks.
Flowerpot Rocks, Hopewell Rocks, Hopewell Cape, Shepody Bay, Chignecto Bay, Bay of Fundy, Albert, Highway 114, Fundy Coastal Drive, New Brunswick, Canada.
Historic Battle Island Harbour Labrador
Fog settles over Battle Island and the historic fishing village of Battle Harbour in Southern Labrador, Newfoundland Labrador.
Historic Battle Harbour situated on Battle Island in Southern Labrador operates from mid June until mid September (depending on pack ice and weather conditions). A Fishery was established around Battle Harbour in 1770 which was followed by the first ...
Balancing Rock Long Island Nova Scotia
What holds it in place is anyone's guess, but Balancing Rock, situated on Long Island in the Digby Neck and Islands region of Nova Scotia looks like it could topple any day.
Reached along highway 217 on Long Island in Nova Scotia then via a short trail with a steep decent to the coast to a viewing platform, Balancing Rock is a columnar basalt sea stack which sits precariously on its end.
Balancing Rock in St Mary's Bay ...
Twillingate Coastal Sunset Newfoundland
The rugged rocky shores of Notre Dame Bay are illuminated during a beautiful coastal sunset near the Twillingate Long Point Lighthouse in Newfoundland, Canada.
Sunset is a magical time regardless of where you are. There are so many beautiful coastal locations in Newfoundland including Notre Dame Bay where you'll find the Twillingate Long Point Lighthouse which sits high up on a rocky cliff.
Coastal scenery ...
Row Boat Sunset Fleur de Lys Newfoundland
A row boat hauled on a wooden ramp in the community of Fleur de Lys, Newfoundland makes for a great subject for this beautiful sunset picture. Fleur de Lys is found at the tip of the Baie Verte Peninsula.
Boat hauled out on the banks at sunset in the town of Fleur de Lys, Dorset Trail, Highway 410, Baie Verte Peninsula, Newfoundland, Newfoundland Labrador, Canada.
Peggy's Cove Lighthouse Sunset Nova Scotia
Situated on a smooth, rocky point in St Margaret's Bay in Nova Scotia, the Peggy's Cove Lighthouse shines it's guiding light as sunset gives way to dusk. This lighthouse is one of the most photographed lighthouses in the world and the location is stunning
Peggy's Cove Ligthhouse and moon at sunset, Peggy's Cove, St Margarets Bay, Lighthouse Route, Highway 333, Nova Scotia, Canada.
L'Anse aux Meadows Coastal Sunset Newfoundland
Situated at the northern most tip of the Northern Peninsula in Newfoundland, L'Anse aux Meadows is a coastal community with some viking history. It's also a beautiful location to watch a sunset, take in the history and check out the local culture.
Rustic fence at the end of the peninsula in the town of L'Anse aux Meadows at sunset backdropped by the Atlantic Ocean and rugged islands, Northern Peninsula, Great Northern Peninsula, Viking Trail, Trails to the Vikings, Newfoundland, Newfoundland ...
St John's City Newfoundland Labrador
The view over the city of St John's in Newfoundland Labrador from Signal Hill National Historic Site is one of the best of the city. From the cathedral to the harbour and beyond.
City of St John's seen from the Signal Hill National Historic Site in St John's, St John's Harbour, St John's Bay, Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland, Newfoundland Labrador, Canada.
Western Brook Pond Tour Gros Morne
Dwarfed by the towering cliffs of Western Brook Pond in Gros Morne National Park, the tour boat West Brook II conducts a tour of the lake which was once a fjord directly connected to the sea.
The tour boat West Brook II travelling beside the cliffs of Western Brook Pond, Gros Morne National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Viking Trail, Trails to the Vikings, Highway 430, Northern Peninsula, Great Northern Peninsula, Newfoundland Labrador, ...
Rocky Harbour Sunset Gros Morne Newfoundland
Sunset marks a dramatic end to a beautiful day in Rocky Harbour, situated in the heart of Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland. The headland which hosts Lobster Cove Lighthouse is silhouetted during sunset while the waters of the marina still sparkle un
Rocky Harbour Marina with Lobster Cove Lighthouse in the background at sunset, Rocky Harbour, Gros Morne National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Viking Trail, Trails to the Vikings, Highway 430, Newfoundland Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada.
White Bear River Falls Waterfall Labrador
No roads lead to White Bear River Falls, a waterfall deep in the wilderness of Labrador, Newfoundland Labrador, Canada. The only access is via helicopter or possibly a long boat ride.
Salmon abound here in the White Bear River, even near the falls which provide a stunning backdrop for the fisherman. The White Bear River Falls are situated in Labrador and are a popular fishing spot for clients staying at a nearby luxury lodge.
Tablelands Waterfall Gros Morne National Park
A fascinating trail to take in Gros Morne National Park is the Tablelands trail. It eventually leads to a waterfall which cascades over ancient rock - this rock being the earth's mantle once located on the ocean floor.
Waterfall along the Tablelands Trail in Tablelands, Gros Morne National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Viking Trail, Trails to the Vikings, Highway 431, Northern Peninsula, Great Northern Peninsula, Newfoundland Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada.
Ingstad Statue L Anse Aux Meadows Newfoundland
A statue of Anne Stine Ingstad and Helge Ingstad is on display in the town of L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland, Canada.
Dr. Anne Stine Ingstad and her husband Helge Ingstad were the first ones to discover the remnants that belonged to a Viking settlement at L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site in Newfoundland Labrador, Canada. The Ingstad couple spent seven years as the head of an excavation crew whe ...
Meeting Of Two Worlds Sculpture L Anse Aux Meadows
A unique sculpture titled "The Meeting of Two Worlds" in the town of L'Anse Aux Meadows in Newfoundland, Canada which was unveiled in 2002.
People visiting L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site in Newfoundland, Canada, stop to admire this spectacular bronze sculpture with each person having their own ideas of exactly what it is. The sculpture is named "The Meeting of Two Worlds" and was unveiled on July 5th, 2002 in L'An ...
Bronze Sculpture Picture L Anse Aux Meadows Newfoundland
Unveiled in 2002, this bronze sculpture was set to rest at L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site in Newfoundland, Canada and goes by the name "Meeting of Two Worlds".
A rather unique looking bronze sculpture which keeps many visitors to L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site in Newfoundland, Canada guessing as to what this sculpture actually represents. On July 5th, 2002, the "Meeting of Two Worlds" bronze sculpture was unveiled which symbolizes th ...
Interpreter Job L Anse Aux Meadows Newfoundland Canada
A woman enjoys her job as a costumed interpreter at the L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site in Newfoundland Labrador in Canada.
This woman spends many hours at the L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site in Newfoundland, Canada as her job is one of an interpreter taking visitors back to the viking days.
Dressed in time appropriate clothing, this woman will help visitors to L'Anse aux Meadows in learning how th ...
Viking Life Reconstructed Hut L Anse Aux Meadows
The Smithy Sod Hut at L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site in Newfoundland Labrador has been reconstructed to the way life was in the Viking days.
In the days of the Vikings, each hut was made out of sod and life was extremely simple compared to the way of life which we all know today. At the L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site in Newfoundland, Canada, you can journey through the reconstructed huts and see how the Vikings had ...
Sod Huts L Anse Aux Meadows Newfoundland
Sod huts built along the waterfront in the town of L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland Labrador in Canada.
Sod huts that line the waterfront of L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site in Newfoundland Labrador date back many years to the Viking days. The Vikings built three timber and sod longhouses along with five smaller buildings and they have since been reconstructed for visitors to be a ...
Rocky Island L Anse Aux Meadows Newfoundland
The suns rays shine through the clouds over a rocky island that sits off the shore of the town of L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland Labrador.
Rocks sit above the surface of the water off the shores of the town of L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland, Canada but none are as big as the large rocky island. A layer of soft clouds fill the sky over the island as the rays from the sun still manage to burn ...
Rocky Island Sunset Storm Clouds L Anse Aux Meadows Newfoundland
Dark storm clouds have moved in over the rocky island which sits off the coastal shores of L'Anse aux Meadows on the Great Northern Peninsula in Newfoundland, Canada.
A layer of dark clouds highlighted by the sunset lighting and possibly bringing with them the threat of a storm, hover over the rocky, jagged island off the town of L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland, Canada. At low tide, boulders appear above the surface of ...