Mount Cheam reflected in the waters of Maria Slough on Seabird Island, Agassiz, British Columbia, Canada
Mount Cheam and Fall Foliage Reflecting in Maria Slough at Seabird Island (Purchase)
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As you’ve probably noticed fall is my favourite season, so I’m going to post a few photos from the 2017 season before I make new ones for 2018. Mount Cheam (Stó:l? name Lhílheqey “mother mountain”) can be seen from most points in the Fraser Valley (and further west). I’ve viewed Mount Cheam from Seabird Island on many occasions but I don’t often get the right conditions for good photographs. Either the mountain is hidden behind the clouds or more frequently Maria Slough doesn’t have a lot of water in it and the reflections aren’t quite like they are above. So it was good to see great fall foliage, a clear view of the mountain, and a great reflection in Maria Slough during this stop at Seabird Island. I also have a vertical composition of this scene.
Bigleaf Maple Fall Foliage Reflecting in Maria Slough at Seabird Island (Purchase)
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I was not aware of the name of Maria Slough until recently when it was mentioned as a potential barrier to the Mount Hicks Fire spreading onto Seabird Island. The fire has since been contained, thankfully. I’ve also had my eye on this Bigleaf Maple tree (Acer macrophyllum for a few years – but was never driving by when it had good fall leaves and Maria Slough was full of water. On this day I found what I was looking for and made this panorama including the Maple tree and some of the surrounding shoreline.
You can see more photos of the Agassiz area in my Agassiz – District of Kent Gallery.
1 thought on “Seabird Island with Mount Cheam and Maria Slough”
Thanks for your amazing photo~it’s heaven .u have no idea~2 others it’s a beautiful & incriable view.2 me ~it’s heaven.it heal my heart.thanks,u r an angel.