Huge iceberg towers over Canadian town


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Canada's "Iceberg Alley" is living up to its name this spring, and tourists are flocking to the town of Ferryland to see the behemoth that has grounded just off shore.

The iceberg towers over the picturesque town, which is about an hour south of St. John's on the east coast of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Canadian Ice Service classified it as "large," which means it has a height of 46-73 metres and is between 122 and 204 metres long.
 
Kaelam Power went mountain biking along the coast on Tuesday and paused to take pictures of the iceberg.
 
"It's quite powerful to see," he said. "You hear the waves crashing against the water line. From time to time, you may hear a cracking or banging sound.
 
Photographer Jody Martin braved the crowds on Easter Sunday to see the iceberg.
 
"It was a beautiful day and a lot of happy faces," she said. "Everyone seems to enjoy the beauty of the huge iceberg."