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Draining via the Pitt River into the Fraser River, Pitt Lake is the second largest frershwater tidal lake in the world. Immediately south of the lake lies Pitt Polder, the southern portion of which consists of rich farmland drained by industrious Dutch immigrants in the 1950's and dyked.

The northern portion of the Polder comprises some 1459 hectares of dyked marsh and wetlands. The provincial government administers this area jointly with Ducks Unlimited Canada, and it is one of the premier wetland habitats in Western Canada.

The habitat was created as a result of sediments forming over the centuries from the vast Fraser River system which are carried upstream by the tidal actions of the inflowing Pitt River. An enormous variety of both resident and migrating bird populations are to be found here.

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  • Copyright: John Cherrington (john_c) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4079 W: 52 N: 5746] (24666)
  • Genre: 場所
  • Medium: カラー
  • Date Taken: 2005-04-22
  • Categories: 自然
  • Exposure: f/10.0, 1/250 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
  • Date Submitted: 2005-04-24 11:21
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