Newfoundland and Labrador

Postcard courtesy of Stephanie Wong

Icebergs can often be seen drifting off the coast of Newfoundland, even in the summer.  Most of the icebergs here come off the coast of Greenland.  These large chunks of freshwater ice are thousands of years old, but, as they float down south, they melt within weeks.

Caption: Iceberg at Bay Bulls, near St. John's. In spring and summer, thousands of majestic icebergs drift southwards past newfoundland and Labrador.
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