Fringed by the majestic scenery of sheer cliff faces which tower to around 600 metres, it is easy to see that Western Brook Pond had it's beginnings as a glacier carved fjord.
The cliffs, which belong to the Long Range Mountains (and therefore the Appalachian Mountains), were created after glaciers carved the fjord out of the plateau. Eventually, once the glaciers melted, the land formed over the entrance to the fjord and cut it off from the sea. After many years the trapped salt water was replaced by fresh water.
Western Brook Pond seen from a tour boat, Gros Morne National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Viking Trail, Trails to the Vikings, Highway 430, Northern Peninsula, Great Northern Peninsula, Newfoundland Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/160 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 70mm.
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