Icerbergs trapped in St. John’s Newfoundland

Icebergs trapped at Quidi Vidi

Up in a small fishing village outside of St. John’s Newfoundland an interesting happening, as an iceberg has been trapped in a rocky bay at Quidi Vidi. It is provided an unprecedented opportunity to see a live iceberg right up close. Onlookers are flocking to the location to catch a peak at the iceberg while it is so close to shore.

The Canadian Press reported that you could feel the effects on the berg in the air:

Winds coming in from the north Atlantic and brushing against the berg left a noticeable chill in the air.
“It really takes your breath away – not only how cold it is, but the sheer size of it,” said Kevin Baker, visiting from Surrey, B.C., with his wife and 22-month-old son.
“You don’t get to see this kind of stuff out our way.”

Visitors to Newfoundland have a decent opportunity to see icebergs on a visit to the Northern part of Newfoundland. In fact a site called IcebergFinder.com has provided a service that will map active icebergs around Newfoundland. Check it out.

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