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Canada Extends Its Reach
Photograph by Jay Dickman

Jutting into Lake Erie, Point Pelee, Ontario, is the southernmost point in all mainland Canada. As the lake level fell, this emerging sandspit at the tip of the point crept south even farther—about two-thirds of a mile (one-third of a kilometer) beyond where it would end in a high-water year.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Nikon F100
Film Type: Fujichrome Velvia
Lens: Nikkor 200mm
Speed and F-Stop: 1/60 @ f/8
Weather Conditions: Hot
Time of Day: Midday
Lighting Techniques: I used a warming polarizer.

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