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Photo: Sunset Rocky Coastline Hudson Bay Churchill Manitoba

The sun sets in the sky and casts shades of orange, pink and yellow across the rocky snow covered coastline of Hudson Bay near Churchill, Manitoba. Sunset in this area during the early winter months showcases the rugged coastline of the bay.

The sun goes down on another day in Churchill, Manitoba at sunset, and the sun's ray shine off the still snow covered rocky coastline. There's just a light dusting of snow during early winter so the interesting rocks are still visible and haven't been buried by the snow.

Hudson Bay is part of the Arctic Ocean and is connected to the Atlantic Ocean via Hudson Strait. Hudson Bay is a relatively shallow body of water which seems to have had a receding shoreline for many centuries. This is part of the reason for the interesting coastline.

This area was once part of the growth of the largest ice sheet that covered North America during the last Ice Age. As a result, this region of Canada still has really low temperatures most of the year, and the average temperature for this region is minus 5 degrees. ... continue below the picture...



Sunset Rocky Coastline Hudson Bay Churchill Manitoba

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Another reason the Hudson Bay region is so rocky is due to the fact that when the ice sheet receded after the end of the Ice Age, the dragging of such large hard pieces of ice over the ground created grooves and made the surface of the land uneven, and that is why such large boulders cover these shores today.

Sunset over the rocky coastline of Hudson Bay, Churchill, Manitoba, Canada.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/16.0, exposure time of sec. on ISO 50, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 40mm.

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Sunset Rocky Coastline Hudson Bay Churchill Manitoba
The sun sets in the sky and casts shades of orange, pink and yellow across the rocky snow covered coastline of Hudson Bay near Churchill, Manitoba. Sunset in this area during the early winter months showcases the rugged coastline of the bay.
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