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Moraine Lake, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

Moraine Lake is a glacially-fed lake in Banff National Park, 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) outside the Village of Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada. It is situated in the Valley of the Ten Peaks, at an elevation of approximately 6,183 feet (1,885 m). The lake has a surface area of .5 square kilometres (0.19 sq mi).

The lake, being glacially fed, does not reach its crest until mid to late June. When it is full, it reflects a distinct shade of blue. The color is due to the refraction of light off the rock flour deposited in the lake on a continual basis.

The area around the lake has several walking/hiking trails which are, from time to time, restricted because of grizzly bear activity.

Canon XT with wide angle Sigma 10-20mm lens, f/8, 1/250sec, ISO-200, 14mm.

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alberta, banff national park, canada, canoes, landscape, mountain, np, rockies, scenery

I’m married to a wonderful man for over 35 years. I have one daughter and one grandson. I live in Winnipeg, Canada. Photography is my passion as is travelling. I do both whenever I can.

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Comments

  • stephaniek
    stephaniekabout 4 years ago

    Perfect image Teresa!!! ;-))

  • Thank you Stephanie. You were very fast with your comment. I just finished posting it.

    – Teresa Zieba

  • RichardKlos
    RichardKlosabout 4 years ago

    Excellent!

  • Many thanks Richard. I’m glad you like it.

    – Teresa Zieba

  • JohnDSmith
    JohnDSmithabout 4 years ago

    You go to the best places,….Great view & shot,…

  • Thank you so much John. It’s from my trip to Canadian Rockies in July. The area is spectacular everywhere you go.

    – Teresa Zieba

  • carlosramos
    carlosramosabout 4 years ago

    Perfectly done !

  • Thank you very much Carlos.

    – Teresa Zieba

  • JoyceIone
    JoyceIoneabout 4 years ago
  • Wow, thank you for featuring my work Joyce. I’m delighted.

    – Teresa Zieba

  • Monica M. Scanlan
    Monica M. Scanlanabout 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature!!! Stunning work!!!

  • Thank you for featuring my work Monica. I’m honored and humbled.

    – Teresa Zieba

  • Charmiene Maxwell-batten
    Charmiene Maxw...about 4 years ago

    WONDERFUL scene! looks so tempting to go for a wonderful ride in those boats

  • Thank you Charmiene. I was kind of hoping somebody will so I can have another photo but the weather turned bad and it never happened.

    – Teresa Zieba

  • Linda Bianic
    Linda Bianicabout 4 years ago

    ooooh Teresa,, this is incredibly beautiful.. well done, and congrats on the features♥

  • Thank you so much Linda.

    – Teresa Zieba

  • Sean Jansen
    Sean Jansenabout 4 years ago

    Fantastic capture Teresa…….I think I know that place lol. Wonderful image and gorgeous colors !! Congrats on your well deserved feature !!

  • Many thanks Sean. I had about an hour of a bit better weather when I took this shot. Just enough time to go around the shore to these canoes and back. Well, you grab what you can and be happy.

    – Teresa Zieba

  • Lyn Evans
    Lyn Evansabout 4 years ago

    Fabulous

  • Thank s a lot Lynnie. I’m glad you like it.

    – Teresa Zieba

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