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Wave-tossed boulders in the Rocks
Wave-tossed boulders in the Rocks
Descriptive TitleWave-tossed boulders in the Rocks
CategoryKnowledge of the land/water and environment
DescriptionThe narrow shoreline at the base of the cliffs in the Wester Cove is a magical, natural playground, expanding and contracting with ocean tides and swells. This shoreline is known as the Rocks, referring to the many rocks of myriad shapes, colors and sizes.
CollectorBranch Cultural Historical Association
Location Depicted/DiscussedCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Avalon Peninsula--Branch--Wester Cove
NotesStretches of bedrock along the shoreline are filled with nooks and crannies sculpted by the waves. Rows of tidal pools host prized starfish, snails, mussels, sea urchins, crab, lobster and the less favoured blood sucker.
TypeStill Image
Resource TypePhotograph
SourceMichael Mooney personal photo collection
CollectionIntangible Cultural Heritage Inventory - Avalon
RightsCC BY-NC 2.0 CA
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