Patricia Lake, Jasper NP, Alberta, Canada by Teresa Zieba

Patricia Lake, Jasper NP, Alberta, Canada by 

Featured in Quality Art & Photography – Nov 2, 2011
Featured in FEATURED WOMEN PHOTOGRAPHERS – June 22, 2011
Featured in Canon Photography Only – June 21, 2011
Featured in SEASONS CHANGE..Nature Scapes – June 16, 2011
Featured in “Americas” Rural, Urban, Wild and Free – June 15, 2011
Featured in Mountains Across The Globe – Dec 27, 2010
Featured in Beach, River and Lake Treasures – Dec 17, 2010
Featured in Disability and Beauty – Dec 14, 2010
Featured in The World As We See It, or as we missed it – Dec 14, 2010

Patricia Lake is a lake in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada, near the town of Jasper

Photographed in July 2010

Canon XSi with polarizing and ND filters, f/6.3, 1/400sec, ISO-200, 20mm focal length.

27 favorites and 821 views as of Apr 19, 2012

If you’re looking for a beautiful day trip out of the town of Jasper, head to the Pyramid Lake area of Jasper National Park.
You’ll be rewarded with panoramic views, mountain wildlife and more Canadian Rockies fresh air than you can handle.
The great Canadian glaciers carved the valleys that the Athabasca River flows in today. The Pyramid Bench was created in the same way, leaving 20 small lakes behind.
Just climb Pyramid Lake Road, meandering through a huge fir forest (some trees up to a meter in diameter!).
Further along the road, you’ll find Patricia Lake which besides being gorgeous has also a unique history.
During World War II, the site was home to Winston Churhill’s “Project Habbakuk.” The project consisted of building an unsinkable battleship made completely of ice. A scale model prototype was built and managed to stay afloat during the whole summer of 1943.
The project was eventually abandoned when the calculations for the full ship were made. The astronomical cost of refrigeration sunk the ship. Divers routinely explore the bottom of the lake to marvel at the remains of this unique structure.

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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  • JustWatching
    JustWatchingover 4 years ago

    Gorgeous! beautiful shot Teresa…

  • Thank you so much Mark.

    – Teresa Zieba

  • Dominika Aniola
    Dominika Aniolaover 4 years ago

    Like painted… Gorgeous!

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

    – Teresa Zieba

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago

    Congratulations!! You have been featured in the Disability and Beauty group.

  • Thank you very much for featuring my work Cee. I’m honored and delighted.

    – Teresa Zieba

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsover 4 years ago

    this is beautiful hon.
    Is that my elbow in the picture, left bottom, middle, somewhere?
    Just kidding, lol

  • If there is anybody’s elbow it’s got to be yours hon. Thanks my dear. I’m happy you like it.

    – Teresa Zieba

  • sarnia2
    sarnia2over 4 years ago

  • Thanks a lot.

    – Teresa Zieba

  • moodywalia
    moodywaliaover 4 years ago

    great work

  • Thank you so much.

    – Teresa Zieba

  • Jan Siemucha
    Jan Siemuchaover 4 years ago

    Absolutely Gorgeous, Teresa !!! Beautiful scenery.

  • Thank you Jan. It is gorgeous out there.

    – Teresa Zieba

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeover 4 years ago

  • Thanks Audrey.

    – Teresa Zieba

  • trish725
    trish725over 4 years ago

  • Thank you for the feature Trish.

    – Teresa Zieba

  • JohnDSmith
    JohnDSmithover 4 years ago

    Awesomely beautiful,..Fantastic,..

  • Many thanks John. It’s such a beautiful place.

    – Teresa Zieba

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