I'm sure you're aware of Fundy's massive tides, but did you know that rivers that flow into Fundy are greatly affected by those tides ? The Bear River flows into Fundy, but twice every day the rising tide causes the river to flow backwards as the salt water, influenced by the gravitation forces of the sun and moon and the rotation of the Earth. The tides on the Bay of Fundy are semi-diurnal (two high waters and two low waters each day) and because of the shape and location of Fundy, the highest tides in the world are found here.
|Looking across Bear River at low tide, |
toward the house Margie, was renting.
|Bear River in more prosperous times.|
But the advent of steam engines and steel hulled-boats marked the end of the age of sail and the residents were left with logging as their main source of income.
|This is the church in the middle left of the above photo.|
A sad, literal, sign of the times.
|Breakfast on the balcony of Margie's place. |
Notice that the river is not as low as in the second photo.
|One of them thar affuent homes on the hill.|
|"Flight of Fancy" -- the must-see gallery.|
|I found myself captivated by the image on the front of|
this book about angels.
|These were created by the owner of the gallery.|