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Photo: Northern Vancouver Island Killer Whales

A pod of killer whales make their way across Johnstone Strait off Northern Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada.

The peaceful water around Johnstone Strait off Northern Vancouver Island in British Columbia is still very quiet as a thin shade of fog lingers across the horizon in the morning hours. A pod of Killer Whales finds the area very relaxing as well as they sleep on the water's surface.

The mist from the Killer Whales blowhole adds to the mystical atmosphere and the mysteries that lie in the ocean's depths. The world that surrounds you off Northern Vancouver Island is one of tranquility that does not happen very often in one's lifetime especially when you get to share it with a pod of Killer Whales.

The resting formations that these Killer Whales portray is a common characteristic of Orca and often seen while on a whale watching trip. A slow pace is kept by the whales while in this formation which could last for hours or for a short period of time depending what plans the Killer Whales have lined up for the day. ... continue below the picture...


Northern Vancouver Island Killer Whales

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Northern Vancouver Island Killer Whales
Photo of a group of killer whales resting in Johnstone Strait off Northern Vancouver Island in British Columbia.

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Killer Whales are fascinating mammals to observe in their natural habitat and Johnstone Strait is a location that they are seen returning to each year. In the months of June to October you will find that Killer Whales are seen almost daily around the Northern tip of Vancouver Island in British Columbia and a variety of whale watching tours are readily available for tourists.

Killer whales in Johnstone Strait, British Columbia, Canada, North America.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Nikon SUPER COOLSCAN 9000 ED, aperture of , exposure time of sec. on ISO , as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was .

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Northern Vancouver Island Killer Whales
A pod of killer whales make their way across Johnstone Strait off Northern Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada.
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Rolf Hicker
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