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A town in Newfoundland received a high-profile visitor this month: a massive iceberg that has turned the little community of Ferryland into a tourist hotspot. While the region is known for icebergs during this time of year, Canadian Press reported that this one drew hundreds of people over the weekend. “It’s a huge iceberg and it’s in so close that people can get a good photograph of it ,” Ferryland Mayor Adrian Kavanagh told the news agency. “It’s the biggest one I ever seen around here.”. Although the iceberg is about 15 stories high, that’s just 10 percent of its mass. “ Most folks can’t wrap their heads around how big it is ,” Barry Rogers, the owner of Iceberg Quest Ocean Tours, told The New York Times. Full story

21 April