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Powell's Point P.P. 2

By JimV
Another panorama in this time from the top end of the park. I wanted to show and explain the changes that have taken place in this area in the twenty or so years I've been going there. The first was to that little island with the clump of trees - it wasn't always so little, as it stretched past the end of that line of trees behind, with a heavy growth of reeds along the spine which was a summer haven for hundreds of nesting terns, who let you know of their displeasure if you went over there at that time. That happened about ten years ago, the latest changes have been the result of storms last year, first I wouldn't have been able to show you such as this pano. due to the many alders which were growing along the top of the embankment. The path was about 1m (+3ft.) from the edge, but no more, now it's at the very edge and I don't think I'll be going there ever again. The other is a shift of what was a large pile of boulders, the last remnants can be seen middle right. Now one is in the foreground of the pano, the rest are on the beach, the foreground of V2 was a nice sandy beach, you can see what a mess it is now. Hope I haven't bored you with all this but it is a favourite place of ours and we were quite saddened to see these changes, and I'm sure there will be more as the whole length of the Northumberland Strait is experiencing heavy erosion.

Many thanks for your C&C's on the first of these, very grateful to all of you.

Tags: Photo journalism General Coastal erosion Landscape and travel Powells point

Voters: Daisymaye, bobsblues, CarolG and 14 more

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Daisymaye Plus
14 25 24 Canada
19 Jan 2012 3:20AM
Hi Jim, V1 needs a little straightening, V2 a little less but some too. Both lovely shots otherwise.. .........Sandy
CarolG 16 199 20 Greece
19 Jan 2012 6:18AM
I agree with Sandy about levelling, Jim, but still a supreme panorama, and a very interesting write-up, explaining the changes as a result of weather conditions. Carol
brownsilent 16 7 2 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2012 8:09AM
A lovely pano Jim, but it needs to be levelled, a few degrees anticlockwise. The water is running oot my computer... Smile

PS. just saw the comments above. Well... here I go again!
andylea 14 37 1 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2012 8:39AM
two belters jim wonderful detail and colours v2 for me today love the light on those rocks a cracker nice one Wink
Joline Plus
16 38 59 United States
19 Jan 2012 12:31PM
The ever changing moods of Mother Nature continues to shape the land.
taggart Plus
18 47 15 United States
19 Jan 2012 1:03PM
We spent some time in Nova Scotia in 1974 (I think.) After a hurricane blew thru We noticed massive changes to a beach we had become quite fond of--- Such is the way of the ocean and storms---
Some lovely images today!
LexEquine Plus
16 1 20 United States
19 Jan 2012 4:50PM
'v2 receives my top accolades, today,' Jim,...on these two lovely scenic water Images~

~ Peter
Glostopcat 16 255 2 England
19 Jan 2012 7:17PM
It looks like this island will eventually be reclaimed by the sea, two fine panoramic views and an interesting narrative to accompany them
AnneWorner 15 620 43 United States
19 Jan 2012 10:03PM
There's a lot of different currents in the water of v1, Jim. Reminds me of when the wind used to blow over the water in the fjord by our boathouse, and that blue, it's the same colour.

moiral 12 12 Scotland
20 Jan 2012 9:28PM
Interesting narrative Jim, and a lovely panorama. Moira
Jocelia 11 2 1 Australia
20 Jan 2012 11:47PM
Beautiful panoramic shot Jim lovely landscape………Jocelia
CarolG 16 199 20 Greece
21 Jan 2012 6:22AM
V.3 is a great improvement, Jim Smile
Brilane 16 5 12 Wales
24 Jan 2012 7:29PM
Vers. 3 is better now.
kinfatric 18 550 9 Scotland
25 Jan 2012 8:15PM
Good light across the scenes in V2 and 3 Jim and a great write up accompanying V1

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