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Cape Saint Mary’s

Cape Saint Mary’s marks the separation of the Gulf of Maine from the Bay of Fundy and also the entrance to Saint Mary’s Bay. On the inland side there is a deep, shallow bay which contains Mavillette Beach Provincial Park, … 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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Lighthouse – Belliveau’s Cove

Belliveau’s Cove is a beautiful, picturesque fishing village on the French Shore of Saint Mary’s Bay in the Municipality of Clare, Digby County. This lighthouse marks the entrance to the tiny small boat harbour that pays host to fishing and … 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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Entrance to Chegoggin Harbour

This man-made breakwater and navigation light mark the entrance to tiny Chegoggin Harbour, part of a maze of large and small harbours along the coast of southwest Nova Scotia that support the world’s largest commercial lobster fishery. Sony A-900 – … Continue reading

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Cape Forchu Lightstation – Dumping Day

This was an extremely busy location at five o’clock this morning. This was Dumping Day and many local residents braved the cold winds and darkness to watch the spectacle of hundreds of loaded lobsterboats heading out to set their traps … Continue reading

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Low Tide – Yarmouth Sound and Cape Forshu

A beautiful, bright, sunny day after the first big storm of autumn found me on the Chebogue Road, just past Bunker Island. I noticed the lane way leading to this small, sandy beach, overlooking Yarmouth Sound and Cape Forshu. It … Continue reading

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Lighthouse – Church Point

This long abandoned lighthouse overlooking Saint Mary’s Bay, is on the property at the Université Sainte-Anne, at Church Point, Municipality of Claire, Digby County. Like far too many other lighthouses in Canada this one is being left to settle on … Continue reading

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Lighthouse – Cape Saint Mary

On its own this modern but sadly neglected lighthouse, marking the notoriously dangerous, rocky shores around Cape Saint Mary and the entrance to Saint Mary’s Bay, is a rather shabby affair with pealing paint and rust stains, but viewed from … Continue reading

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Breakwater’s End

This is the end of the breakwater protecting Meteghan’s man-made harbour. Thousands of tonnes of huge boulders were trucked to the site and lifted into position by crane to produce this structure. The harbour, one of the few safe, all-weather … Continue reading

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