First Icebergs of the Season Attract Tourists | devongeography

An interesting new type of tourism has emerged this week in Newfoundland thanks to a new visitor – one of the first icebergs of the season.

A towering 150 foot tall iceberg has run aground in the shallow waters next to the town of Ferryland, causing traffic gridlock as tourists and locals flock to get photographs of the giant wall of ice.

 

Photo: Reuters

 

The area off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador has become known as ‘iceberg alley’ at this time of year, and so far in 2017 the number of icebergs drifting through from the Arctic has spiked – causing major problems in North…

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