Stairs to the Bay of Fundy at Hopewell Cape Provincial Park; Canada (New Brunswick) ( Info at Page 1)

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The Hopewell Rocks Provincial Park is situated at the north side of the Bay of Fundy in New Brunswick opposite Nova Scotia. Here is the world largest tidal difference. On this day the difference between low tide and high tide was 14 meters. At low tide you can walk on the floor of the bay between the so called Flowerpot shaped rocks. At high tide these will form little islands in the bay. Nearby the water of the Petitcodiac flows into the Bay of Fundy River. This river is also called the Chocalate River, referring to the brown color which is caused by the brown soil of this area. When the tide comes in it meets the revers flow of river and causes a tidal bore. On this photo the tide is rushing in and the water can be seen rising every minute. These two rocks resemble a large ans a little bear (this last one with quite some fantasy).

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Jan van Oosthuizen (… on July 26, 2011

The Hopewell Rocks Provincial Park is situated at the north side of the Bay of Fundy in New Brunswick opposite Nova Scotia. Here is the world largest tidal difference. On this day the difference between low tide and high tide was 14 meters. At low tide you can walk on the floor of the bay between the so called Flowerpot shaped rocks. At high tide these will form little islands in the bay. Nearby the water of the Petitcodiac flows into the Bay of Fundy River. This river is also called the Chocalate River, referring to the brown color which is caused by the brown soil of this area. When the tide comes in it meets the revers flow of river and causes a tidal bore. On this photo the tide is rushing in and the water can be seen rising every minute.

Ana María Ossorio Ló… on July 28, 2011

All this serie is interesting Jan--AnaM

Jan van Oosthuizen (… on July 29, 2011
  • Dear AnaM,
  • Very pleased that you enjoyed this series and thank you for your kind praise.
  • Best wishes to Spain and greetings from Oirschot - Holland, Jan

Wonderful capture of this fascinating place!

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Best wishes and kind greetings from IRAN Fardin

Jan van Oosthuizen (… on July 31, 2011
  • Dear Fardin,
  • Thank you and I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed this part of Canada.
  • Best wishes greetings from Oirschot - Holland, Jan

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Photo taken in The Rocks Provincial Park, Discovery Rd, Hopewell Cape, NB E4H 4Z5
The Rocks Provincial Park

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