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Grand Falls #5

Posted by
Don Levesque (Saint John, Canada) on 3 January 2011 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

Looking at a frozen Lover's Lane on the other side of the Grand Falls gorge.

In 1686, Monsignor de Saint-Vallier (of Quebec) was the first known person to mention in writing the magnificent falls for which Grand Falls is named. His words describing the area can be found on a monument erected at the mouth of Davis Park in 1986. He recounts his trip to the region in 1686. He writes: "On May 16 we arrived at a place called Grand Sault St-Jean-Baptiste. Here the river falls madly from a height of 60 feet, forming a huge waterfall that thick fog envelops the tumult of the falls far warns mariners descended in canoes."

Canon PowerShot SX110 IS 1/125 second F/4.0 ISO 80 17 mm

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Canon PowerShot SX110 IS
1/125 second
ISO 80
17 mm