Category Archives: Minas Basin

Pereau Cove Fishing Boats

Fishing boats in Pereau Cove on Cobequid Bay – Minas Basin Mud flats at low tide in Cobequid Bay

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The Lookoff

Located atop the Blomidon Peninsula, the Lookoff is aptly named as this small park provides a superb views of the Annapolis Valley and Minas Basin. The ice cream store and picnic tables across the road is totally brilliant as photography … Continue reading

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Medford Beach

Overlooking Medford Beach and the Minas Basin

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Horton Bluff Lighthouse

Constructed in 1961, the Horton Bluff Lighthouse has an 8.7-meter-high tower rising from the west corner of the flat-roofed building sited sixty-five meters above Avon River. The light  served as the front light of a pair of range lights. The … Continue reading

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The mouth of the Avon River

The mouth of the Avon River as it flows into the Minas Basin, viewed from a bluff at Avonport Station. Blue Beach is to the right on the shore of the Avon, the Kempt Shore across the Minas Basin in … Continue reading

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Scots Bay Provincial Park – slow motion beach action

A slow-motion look at seemingly chaotic waves breaking and retreating from the beach at Scots Bay Provincial Park

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Houston’s Beach

  Eroding sandstone formations I spent a bit of time at Houston’s Beach, a lesser known section of beach on the Blomidon Peninsula – a bit south of Blomidon Provincial Park. I arrived just as the tide was starting to … Continue reading

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Minas Basin – Cobequid Bay

A quiet moment on Cobequid Bay,  just south of Blomidon Provincial Park

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Cobequid Bay

A beautiful view across Cobequid Bay – Upper Pereau

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Walton Harbour – Minas Basin

Walton Harbour – looking north onto the Minas Basin I had stopped here to take a look at the Walton Lighthouse, and lingered a bit longer on a rainy day to enjoy the beauty of the outlet of the Walton … Continue reading

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