I posted photos of a couple of icebergs near Witless Bay and Blackhead a few days ago. Today I am sharing photos taken on a boat trip to an iceberg in Conception Bay back in 2003.
When we arrived at the iceberg I boarded a small motor boat that took us close to the iceberg for a close view. I was very excited to be so close to a such a large piece of ice that was formed over 10,000 years ago. At one point we explored a place where a lot of ice had broken away from the iceberg and the motor cut out. Our guide could not get it going for around 10 minutes. I felt a little nervous because there were pieces of ice falling off the berg and I knew that a large piece could fall off any minute that could swamp our small boat. I was also excited to be so close and I made many images during our brief stop!
A seal had climbed up on a "bergy bit" and was a little nervous of us as we went by in our boat. I took several photos of it before we headed back to the larger boat that was there to collect ice.
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