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    Simpler is better, except when complicated looks really cool.

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    Instant tourist attraction, just add ice.
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    I saw that on the news last night and thought, It must be really impressive in person.

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    My B-I-L in St. John's has been telling me that this year is a bumper year for sea ice and icebergs on the east and north coasts of Newfoundland. Good for sealing, bad for fishing...
    Hope for the best, but plan for the worst.

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    WOW.
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    I loved the smell of Hubbard Glacier. Do icebergs have that smell?
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    Going there tomorrow if the weather cooperates. If we don't go it won't be a major loss. Looks like we will have lots at home this spring.
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    Same berg on another day. Note helicopter for scale!
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    This is NOT GOOD, people..
    IMAGINES VEL NON FUERINT

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve McMahon View Post
    Same berg on another day. Note helicopter for scale!
    And think how much there must be under the water.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by birlinn View Post
    And think how much there must be under the water.....
    its currently grounded, no?
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    Quote Originally Posted by birlinn View Post
    And think how much there must be under the water.....
    90%
    www.icebergfinder.com
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    Got my edjukation in that town. Spent a few years there. It really sucks for the harbour when that big guy's siblings park themselves right in the middle of the narrows blocking all traffic in and out.
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    There is no rational, logical, or physical description of how free will could exist. It therefore makes no sense to praise or condemn anyone on the grounds they are a free willed self that made one choice but could have chosen something else. There is no evidence that such a situation is possible in our Universe. Demonstrate otherwise and I will be thrilled.

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    We managed to get down to Ferryland Friday afternoon. The berg had moved a fair bit away by then and had changed shape a bit. It was still very impressive. It was a mauzy day, but I was able to take a few shots between squalls without getting too soaked.





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    tell us about the boats
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul Pless View Post
    tell us about the boats
    Them's fishin boats Paul.
    We'd need mmd's knowledge as to the history and proper name. It's a common design I've seen along the Southern Shore. F'glass over wood. Nice hull form, but ugly cabins.

    Some info here maybe? I've not yet had the chance to look.
    http://woodenboatmuseum.com/
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