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Balancing Rock, Long Island, Nova Scotia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers
N 44° 21.793 W 066° 13.431
19T E 721215 N 4915964
Quick Description: For thousands of years this rock has stood teetering on the edge of the ocean, providing quite a sight for all visitors to the trail.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 12/25/2012 2:32:41 PM
Waymark Code: WMFZXZ
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat
Views: 7

Long Description:
The Balancing Rock is a giant Triassic basalt column left standing after the surrounding columns eroded and fell into the sea. This beautiful remnant of the dinosaur age may also someday fall into the sea. The trail to get there follows a boardwalk through a bog abundant with pitcher plants. The trail is approximately 2.5 kms (return) ending with a series of steep staircases that reveal the marvelous view at the waters edge.

Parking is available at the trail head (N44 22.059 W66 14.137).
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