Tag Archives: Gulf of Maine

Wharf Clean-up Crew

The most ubiquitous seabird of them all, where would we be without the omnipresent Gull, often referred to as the Seagull. The most common gull on the eastern shore of North America is this fella, the Herring Gull. Although their … Continue reading

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At Pembroke Cove

This brackish pond is cut off from the sea at Pembroke Cove, Yarmouth County, by a small sand and stone peninsula that can be seen at the distant, far left. Sony A-900 – Sigma 24-70mm – f 2.8 – 70mm … Continue reading

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Lady Lisa II – Yarmouth

Take my word for it… commercial fishing is a tough business. Time, the sea and the weather take their toll on both men and women, and machines. The Lady Lisa II has served many, many seasons on George’s Bank and … Continue reading

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The Eyes Have It

Gone are the days when a small fishing boat would go out for the day with nothing but a compass and a chart. Today even the smallest boats go out with radar, global positioning system receivers, marine radios, cellular telephones, … Continue reading

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Little Sluice Island – Rocco Point

I had never been out to the end of Rocco Point, in the Municipality of Argyle, so I took the opportunity to take a drive out the other day. The hardwood trees on this island, just off the tip, struck … Continue reading

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Ste Anne du Ruisseau Catholic Church

Built in just six months, after the previous church was destroyed by fire, this fine example of Romanesque design has been serving its parishioners , in the village of Ste Anne du Ruisseau, Municipality of Argyle, Nova Scotia since 1900. The … Continue reading

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Breakwater – Sandford

This massive stone breakwater protects the little fishing harbour of Sandford, just outside Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Sony A-900 – Sigma 24-70mm – f 2.8 – 70mm – ISO 200 – f16 – 1/200.

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Eel Grass at Little Sluice – Eel Brook

  In 1768 Acadians settled here and named the place Eel Brook after the Mi’kmaq name, “Wiplomesgokum” In the 1950s the name was changed to Ste Anne du Ruisseau to reflect the name of the loal parish. This large tidal … Continue reading

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Angry Surf – Port Maitland Beach

The high winds of the last few days have created high seas in the Bay of Fundy. These seas are now crashing on the shore, creating large swathes of surf along the beaches. Here at Port Maitland beach they are … Continue reading

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Breakers – Black Point Beach

A mild but blustery day, with the wind blowing up the Bay of Fundy causes rollers to surge toward the shore, pounding against rocks and boulders on the sea floor, close to the shore. In the background, Cape Saint Mary’s … Continue reading

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