MacKenzies Brook sea arch

Sea arches and other delicate rock formation are a common feature of Prince Edward Island’s red sandstone shore, but these formations never stay the same for very long:

Sea arch at MacKenzies Brook – PEI National Park, Cavendish

For example, this is the sea arch at MacKenzies Brook in PEI National Park near Cavendish.

I remember seeing this rock formation as a small hole in the cliffs when I first visited this location in the fall of 2016. Now, nearly 5 years later, the small hole has turned into a large arch, and I imagine in a few more years the rock face on the left will be a free standing rock, also called a sea stack.

Categories:

Sightseeing

Add a Response

Your name, email address, and comment are required. We will not publish your email.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

The following HTML tags can be used in the comment field: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <pre> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.