Ototachibana

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Ototachibana loading coal at Roberts Bank

This is not a great shot of the bulk carrier Ototachibana – it does, however, illustrate the mixing of silt-laden fresh water flowing from the Frazer River with the saline tidal waters of Georgia Strait.

The halocline and thermocline boundaries are quite obvious thanks to the silt.

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