Western Brook Pond, shoreline just north of the boat terminal

Western Brook Pond

Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

The Western Brook Pond is a lake located in Gros Morne National Park on the west coast of Newfoundland. It is surrounded by steep rock walls 600 m (2,000 ft) high having been carved from the surrounding plateau by glaciers. After the glaciers melted, the land rebounded and the fjord was cut off from the sea. Salty water was eventually flushed from the fjord leaving it fresh. The catchment area is composed of igneous rock with relatively thin soil, so the waters feeding Western Brook Pond are low in nutrients and the lake is classified as ultraoligotrophic

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Dan W
  • Lat: 49.7824874
  • Lng: -57.8405372
  • Waterbody Type: Lake
  • Timezone: America/St_Johns

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Observation tests summary

pH (0-14)
6.6 Latest
6.6 Average
Water temperature ℃
15.5 Latest
15.5 Average
Air temperature ℃
21.0 Latest
21.0 Average
Conductivity (uS/cm)
30 Latest
30 Average
Alkalinity (mg/L)
20 Latest
20 Average
Hardness (mg/L)
0 Latest
0 Average
Chlorine (ppm)
0.0 Latest
0.0 Average