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Kayakers at Cave Point

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 19 January 2021 in Sport & Recreation and Portfolio.

The rocks exposed at Cave Point are from the Silurian Period, a geologic time period which lasted from approximately 435 million years to 410 million years ago. During the Silurian Period, the area that is now Cave Point was located near the earth's equator. Coral reefs thrived in what was then a tropical sea. Over the millions of years throughout the Silurian Period, the remains of the marine plants, animals and calcareous sands were deposited and accumulated. These materials and the conditions that existed, followed by millions of years of compaction and chemical alteration, resulted in the formation of dolomite. This is the type of bedrock exposed at Cave Point. Cave Point is located on approximately 19 acres of land in the Town of Sevastopol.

After last year's significant rise in lake levels, you can see how much higher it is compared to the photo I captured in 2012. The outcropping ledge visible in 2012 is now just submerged below the water's surface.

Photo captured August 19, 2020.

NIKON D7000 1/90 second F/11.0 ISO 200 27 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Marie from Villages du Lac de Paladru, France

It's good to see photos full of joie de vivre, sunshine, holidays and elsewhere.

19 Jan 2021 5:09am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

An interesting history. A great place to spend time without rushing into anything.

19 Jan 2021 5:55am

Claudine/canelle from Lorient, France

Cela donne des envies de vacances ..

19 Jan 2021 7:27am

Martine from Brest, France

Joli point de vue.

19 Jan 2021 7:57am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

Oh !! Un magnifique endroit pour quelques heures de farniente et de jeux aquatiques !!

19 Jan 2021 8:22am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

A very nice place for swimming!

19 Jan 2021 9:19am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

nice enjoyable shot !

19 Jan 2021 9:38am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Lovely colour and view. How interesting to have the comparison shot and the geological history too

19 Jan 2021 10:03am

Devi from Chennai, India

Beautiful image with the greenish water and the kayaks and people !! Lovely rocks here !! Thank you for the history :)))

19 Jan 2021 10:15am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

What a way to relax Steven. Looking forward to the summer and a better year.

19 Jan 2021 11:06am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

What a beautiful view! The comparison is so dramatic. Thanks for the info.

19 Jan 2021 2:31pm

Florence from Bretagne, France

A very good picture!

19 Jan 2021 2:41pm

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

What a change from your most recent version. It all looks less welcoming for leisure too! Love all the activity here.

19 Jan 2021 3:17pm

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Nice image but not as peaceful in this image

19 Jan 2021 3:40pm

Don from Spokane, United States

Cave point is a beautiful landscape and a wonderful place for kayaking.

19 Jan 2021 3:46pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

agréa ble lieu

19 Jan 2021 4:06pm

jpla from Anjou, France

un bel endroit

19 Jan 2021 4:36pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

What a refreshing view. After so much confinement.

19 Jan 2021 4:37pm

Remus from Portugal

Really the water did rise quite a bit.
The place is wonderful. This lake is almost a sea.

19 Jan 2021 5:27pm

Ray. B from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifique scène et point de vue charmant.

19 Jan 2021 5:30pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

This looks like a fun place. The color of the water is so pretty.

19 Jan 2021 6:22pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wow...Very beautiful !!

19 Jan 2021 6:28pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful composition & colors!
Lovely place.

19 Jan 2021 7:35pm

lisl from Bath, United Kingdom

A place with a dash of danger, Steven?

19 Jan 2021 7:43pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

Everything about this scene looks so inviting! Such a pretty place! I love the color of the water.

19 Jan 2021 8:12pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

such beautiful hues in the water

19 Jan 2021 10:05pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A lovely view of the lake and cave point. The water level is much higher than in the past.

20 Jan 2021 12:03am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

This is a wonderful view of the rocky features and the recreational opportunities. Sorry if I was too critical about yesterday's version, but you have redeemed yourself with this view!

20 Jan 2021 2:06am

jeanmadis from Chonburi, Thailand

Cette Période Silurienne vous a laissé de très beaux rivages en tout cas et un lieu idéal à la pratique du Canoë Kayak.

20 Jan 2021 2:13am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

So very nice.

20 Jan 2021 2:37am

Darkelf Photography from Perth, Australia

Beautiful photo. Lovely vibrant scenery.

20 Jan 2021 3:24am

Diane from Parksville, Canada

this entire image really evokes summer to me. And, of course, times when we could be with others.

20 Jan 2021 4:47am

yo from Entre Seine et Loire, France

Magnifique point de vue !
Une montée des eaux significative !

20 Jan 2021 9:03am

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful place and lovely colours. Excellent composition. Superb. :)

20 Jan 2021 4:07pm

Rose from United States

Oh, my the more I see of this place, the better I like it.

20 Jan 2021 11:15pm

Elizabeth Buckalew from Flagstaff, United States

Terrific shot, Steven!! And thank you for the information - it sounds a wonderful spot!

21 Jan 2021 12:42am

The Yum List from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Looks like a beautiful spot to spend some time.

27 Jan 2021 3:28am