Every year, excursions to observe drifting icebergs become more and more popular. In Canada, this opportunity is provided on the Atlantic coast and the Beaufort Sea.
Newfoundland and Labrador are considered one of the best places in the world to observe drifting icebergs. You can watch them from any point on the northern or eastern coast of the province, because along them lies the famous “Iceberg Alley” along the ocean, along which icebergs go their way along with the cold Labrador Current from Greenland to the warmer waters of the Atlantic, where they melt.
You can also see icebergs on the coast of the Strait of Davis in the Nunavut Territory and on the coast of the Beaufort Sea in the northern part of the Northwest Territories. Continue reading
The territory of Canada extends almost from the North Pole to the subtropical regions and from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean. Here you can see the most diverse landscapes and natural areas. In Canada, there are about 40 national parks and a huge number of nature reserves and provincial parks. In total, the country’s protected areas cover an area of 730 thousand square meters. km
The most popular national parks in Canada are Rocky Mountain parks. They are known for a wide variety of recreational opportunities. Here you can go hiking, photo hunting, rock climbing, fishing, mountain biking, downhill and cross-country skiing, canoeing and boating on rivers and lakes, watching animals and going horseback riding. Jasper and Banff National Parks are located in western Alberta on the border with British Columbia. Parks can be reached from Edmonton and Calgary. Also in the Rocky Mountains, but already in the province of British Columbia are the national parks of Kutney, Yoho and Glacier. Traveling on them begins from the city of Golden. Continue reading
Montmorency Falls is located 8.5 km northeast of the city of Quebec in the province of Quebec (Canada). It is formed by the Montmorency River (101 km long), which flows into the St. Lawrence River downstream of Quebec. It is near the mouth that a powerful stream of water flows down. Its height is 84 meters and its width is 46 meters. This natural formation is the highest in the province. At its base is a small lake with a depth of 17 meters.
The name was given to the waterfall in 1613 by the French navigator and cartographer Samuel de Champlain (1574-1635). He named the majestic waters in honor of the prominent French commander of the Duke Henry II de Montmorency. The name has taken root and has survived to this day. Continue reading