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So many icebergs

IcebergFinder.com is showing an incredible amount of icebergs right now, so much in fact, it’s hard to see the map underneath in some places: The Kittiwake Coast is probably the ‘bergiest’ place to be right now: Comparing IcebergFinder’s findings with the Canadian Ice Service‘s iceberg chart shows some puzzling differences, but still if I could […]

Iceberg hunting on the Great Northern Peninsula

We’re nearing the end of our stay on the west coast of Newfoundland, and I’m glad to say we’ve already achieved everything we came for. These last few days we’ve been touring the Great Northern Peninsula, visiting every little harbour we can get to. We’ve seen dozens upon dozens of icebergs, they’re present everywhere we […]

Iceberg underneath a starry sky

I can’t tell you how much I’m looking forward to visiting Newfoundland this month, there are so many icebergs right now and I want to see as many of them as possible! Until that time, memories will have to do, so here are some photos from a cool night in May 2012, on beautiful Stiles Cove Path. There had been icebergs in Pouch […]

Small iceberg on HarbourCam

During the iceberg season it pays to check the local webcams every now and then, just in case an iceberg floats by, like it did this morning: I know, I know, it’s not a very impressive specimen, but one day it could be, and that’s why it pays to keep an eye on the situation. Here is […]

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 […]

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