The fog bank has not lifted over the Atlantic Ocean and you can barely see the massive chunks of pack ice floating in the water in the background as an interesting rock Inukshuk takes front and center in this picture. An Inukshuk are figures made of rock which were originally created by the Inuit people of Southern Labrador with each masterpiece having a special meaning.These Inukshuks are unique to the Canadian Arctic and you can find them on rock ledges as you drive along the Labrador Coastal Drive. In early years, each Inukshuk was created as directional sculptures to help people find their way through the wilderness of Southern Labrador.An Inukshuk is made from flat stones and some of the larger ones that were made were the creation of a group of people. Each stone is carefully supported by the one above or below and each rock that is put in place is an important piece. If one rock is pulled out, the Inukshuk could very easily be destroyed and the result would be meaningless.When driving along the Labrador Coastal Drive in Labrador, be sure to check the coastline along the ocean's rock cliffs for any signs of Inukshuks. In past years, these rock formations were extremely helpful and were a welcome sight for many travelers.Rock inukshuk on a ledge backdropped by pack ice veiled by fog in the Strait of Belle Isle, Labrador Coastal Drive, Highway 510, Viking Trail, Trails to the Vikings, Southern Labrador, Labrador, Canada.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/400 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 100mm.
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