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New iceberg information page

Today I added a new page about icebergs to my blog. On this page, called Icebergs in Newfoundland, anyone interested in icebergs can scroll back through years of iceberg seasons to see when icebergs first appeared on the coast and when the last of them melted. I’ve gathered this information for 3 key areas in Newfoundland, going all the […]

10 year iceberg comparison

With April just around the corner, let’s try to work out what kind of iceberg season 2017 will bring. Below you’ll find 10 years of Canadian Ice Service iceberg charts for every March 31 (today) and every May 20 (the usual ‘peak’ of the Avalon iceberg season), gathered side by side in order to see how the 2 dates compare over the course […]

Eagle & iceberg

When eagles and icebergs are showing off below the trail, it’s only a matter of time before they line up for a cool picture:

Spring icebergs, come on down

Spring is just around the corner, and soon we’ll know what kind of iceberg season we can expect this year. Looking at the Canadian Ice Service daily iceberg charts, it’s clear that there are plenty of icebergs around, they’re just not on their way to St. John’s just yet: We need the right kind of wind to spread these […]

Icebergs and shooting stars

Yes, tonight it is once again time for the April Lyrids, but don’t get excited just yet: with a full moon and clouds in the forecast it’s unlikely anyone on the east coast of Newfoundland will be able to see the show… I know, it’s terrible! So let me cheer you up with some images from this beautiful spring […]

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