Iceberg at low tide
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 11 cm
Item is a photograph of an iceberg, apparently taken at low tide. The photograph may have been taken by W.A. Ashe, observer at Ashe Inlet during the Hudson Bay Expedition of 1884.
Title based on contents of photograph.
"Expedition member Robert Bell notes that the tide at Ashe Inlet had 'a rise and fall of more than 30 feet', and that consequently icebergs were sometimes 'left dry at low water'. He also notes that this type of ice is frequently found 'colored with dust and earth'."
Forms part of the file 'Hudson Bay Expedition photo album'.
"Ms. Coll. 310, box 15, folder 2"
"Bell's report was included in Gordon's account of the 1884 expedition, which was published as: Report of the Hudson's Bay expedition under the command of Lieut. A.R. Gordon, R.N., 1884"
Ashe Inlet (Nunavut)
Hudson Strait (Quebec and Nunavut)