The Ovens, Mt. Desert Island, 1940

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The Ovens, Mt. Desert Island, 1940

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The Ovens is located between Salisbury Cove and Hulls Cove. The location is known because of the strange geological formations caused by the ocean's tide and waves. The tide has carved caves into the rock that resemble ovens. One oven resembles a cathedral, giving Cathedral Rock its name. During high tide the rock is mostly under water, so it is best viewed at low tide.

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  • Title: The Ovens, Mt. Desert Island, 1940
  • Creator: Genuine Curteich-Chicago
  • Creation Date: 1940
  • Subject Date: 1940
  • Location: Bar Harbor, Hancock County, ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Dimensions: 14 cm x 9 cm
  • Local Code: JML PC 25011
  • Object Type: Image

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Jesup Memorial Library
34 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
(207) 288-4245

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