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Gros Morne, the mountain, Western Newfoundland

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Gros Morne, next to a river flowing underneath it, headed to the sea

Gros Morne, part of the Long Range mountains, is what many people come to see and to climb at this amazing Canadian national park. The rock face towers over the town of Norris Point. Continue reading

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Rivers, streams, waterfalls and geology of Gros Morne, Newfoundland

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The stark tablelands, juxtaposed against the green of surrounding landscape

We went to Gros Morne National Park on the western side of  Newfoundland, to escape the heat, (success!) but came away humbled by the geology. Mountains right on the edge of the shoreline, rocks telling the stories of the ages, and ground that is toxic to life, directly next to green hillsides.  Continue reading

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Exploring Western Newfoundland, Gros Morne National Park

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In the fjord, Western Brook Pond

Western Brook Pond at Gros Morne National Park in western NewFoundland is an inland fjord, magnificent for many reasons. Pristine waters, steep cliffs on both sides of the “pond” (we would call it a lake) and waterfalls at every turn wow visitors as the cascades thunder down the sides of the cliffs into the waterway. Continue reading

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