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Cape Split from below

Laura and I did a two day hike with the Legend (Etienne).  On day 1 we hiked from Blomidon Park to Cape Split and pitched our tent in Clam Bay.  It took us all day from 9am till arriving at our camp site at 8pm.  On day two, we went around the coast and got to experience the ocean / tide of the Split and then beat the tide back to safety.  The highest tides on earth are in Nova Scotia’s Minas Basin. The water level at high tide can be as much as 16 metres (52 feet) higher than at low tide.  At mid-tide, the flow in Minas Channel north of Blomidon equals the combined flow of all the rivers and streams on Earth!  Wow … things are sure different looking up instead of down.

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