Where does all that Water come from? … 3 Days in Banff … Takakkaw Falls

1 Sep


My Silver Lining / First Aid Kit


Waterfall …
you are the bounty
of hidden heavens. 

Takakkaw Falls 

Whenever I see a waterfall I always wonder where all that water is coming from?
It often comes from far away. 

But in the mountains, us earthbound folk know that somewhere above – out of sight –
there is likely a glacier.

Takakkaw Falls and Daly Glacier

Net Photo – Takakkaw Falls and Daly Glacier

In the case of Takakkaw Falls this is so. 
The Daly Glacier above.

Net Photo

Net Photo – Takakkaw Falls and Daly Glacier

Daly Glacier

Like and iceberg, the waterfall is only the tip.

 

Upcoming … The vanishing Glaciers / Icefields …

3 Responses to “Where does all that Water come from? … 3 Days in Banff … Takakkaw Falls”

  1. Cindy Bruchman September 2, 2020 at 7:34 am #

    What a mammoth spectacle! Great shots, JC.

    Like

  2. maui1 September 2, 2020 at 9:27 pm #

    This is another great post about Banff and about Takakkaw Falls. Theses pictures of the top of Takakkaw falls and the glacier is amazing .

    Like

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