Sable Island, Nova Scotia, Canada

Sable Island, Nova Scotia, Canada






Images recorded by: Paul Illsley



Aerial view of Sable Island looking east




Aerial view of the weather station looking south




Aerial view of the east end of the Wallace Lake floodplain




Temporary landing strip on the Wallace Lake floodplain (south beach)




Unloading equipment from the Islander aircraft




Islander returning to the mainland




Weather station and research facility




Weather Station




Weather station employees residence




Contented Sable Island horses near Bald Dune




North beach near the weather station




Seals on the north beach




Horses near the freshwater ponds




Horses on the north beach




North beach dune just west of the weather station




Horses near Bald Dune on the south beach




Horse near Bald Dune on the south beach




High dunes on the north beach near Bald Dune




Seals at the east tip of the island




Seal at the east tip of the island




Sand flats on the east spit




Sand flats looking back to Long Dune




Horses grazing in the Green Plains




Horses on the south beach dunes




Dunes on the edge of Wallace Lake




West Light near the freshwater ponds




Seals on the north beach near Bald Dune




Dunes on the north beach near the Green Plains




Horses and dunes on the north beach near Bald Dune




Sand and surf at the east tip of the island




Natural gas rig off the southeast tip of the island




Sand flats looking back to Long Dune




East Light and dunes




Horses grazing on the Green Plains




Dunes looking south near the Green Plains




Horses grazing near the Green Plains




Horses grazing near the Green Plains




Horses grazing near the Green Plains




Horse grazing near the Green Plains




The Green Plains




The Green Plains




Horses on the south beach near Bald Dune




Horse on the south beach near Bald Dune




Horse on the south beach near Bald Dune




Horses on the south beach near Bald Dune




Horses grazing east of the weather station




Horses grazing northwest of the weather station




Horse grazing northwest of the weather station




Looking east at sunrise from atop a dune near the weather station




Low dunes near the west spit




Seals on the south beach near the west tip of the island




Low dunes looking north near the west tip of the island




Low dunes on the west end of the island




Bald Dune with Wallace lake in the foreground




Bald Dune with Wallace lake in the foreground




Low dunes near Bald Dunes




Horses grazing near the Bald Dune




Horses grazing near the Bald Dune




Low dunes near Bald Dunes




Dunes and north beach near Bald Dune




Old bird watching shelter near Bald Dune




Area near Bald Dune




Bald Dune




Dunes on the north beach near Bald Dune looking east




Dunes near the Green Plains




Sunset looking toward the West Light from the weather station




West Light and Coast Guard station




Horse grazing near the weather station




Looking east toward the weather station at dusk




Horses grazing in the dunes just west of the weather station




Curious horse just north of the weather station




Horses next to the south beach dunes near the Green Plains




Surf on the south beach west of the freshwater ponds




Mother and colt wandering through the weather station compound




View of the weather station looking north with Wallace Lake in the foreground




View of the west section of the island looking west with the freshwater ponds and West Light in view


Images by: Paul Illsley


For more information about Sable Island please visit: The Sable Island Green Horse Society