Towering ice wall emerges near Newfoundland town (Photo)

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Towering ice wall emerges near Newfoundland town (Photo)
Towering ice wall emerges near Newfoundland town (Photo)

One resident of Port au Choix says it’s like a scene out of Game of Thrones.

Heavy ice pressure and prevailing winds have created a massive ice wall along the shore of the Northern Peninsula community.

Brendan Gould captured the phenomenon on camera and posted it to his Facebook page, immediately attracting a huge number of shares and likes.

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Gould says the wall, which towers well above his over 6 foot frame, is intimidating.

He says he’s close to 7 feet tall and he has to look up to see the top of it. The wall, which started forming last week, is full of boulders of ice and is making a lot of creaking noise. His first thought was that it looked like the Ice Wall from Game of Thrones.

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Coast Guard officials say while not overly common, ice walls have been known to form off the coast of Newfoundland in the past. A similar phenomenon was last seen in 2003.

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