Bell Island


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Bell Island,

island, SE N.L., Canada, in Conception Bay, off the Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland. The island is 6 mi (9.7 km) long and 3 mi (4.8 km) wide. Its famous undersea iron mines were closed in 1966 after having been worked for 72 years.
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MV Legionnaire will operate on the short-haul route, the busiest route from Portugal Cove to Bell Island.
A road in Portugal Cove was closed this morning, after a snow plow snapped a utilitiy pole just west of the Bell Island ferry terminal.
In this talk on Franz Josef Land, John will reveal the story of British yachtsman and explorer Benjamin Leigh Smith and his hut on Bell Island.
03am torpedoes from U-boat U-402 slammed into the Empire Leopard about 500 miles east of Bell Island.
De Bruyne Strait, Bell Island, Cape Neale, Alexandra Land, Gray Bay, Cape Ludlow and Cape Lofley.
Their previous products were funded by the Department of Defense (DOD) and include Treasure of Bell Island and RESET, which are 'gamified' assessments and interventions for cognitive skills.
The attraction to natural heat sources-for warmth and therapeutic reasons-is a theme present throughout the state's colorful history, fueling early tourism development last century at places as remote and far-flung as southern Southeast Alaska's historic and now-closed Bell Island hot springs resort along Behm Canal; the much-visited wooden soaking tubs of the Chief Shakes hot springs along the Stikine River northeast of Wrangell that are now managed by the U.
Much of the iron ore mined at Wabana, Bell Island, and the lead and zinc mined at Buchans were shipped to Germany, and German vessels were constant visitors at Botwood, Lewisporte, and Corner Brook.
Dave Ward, Dorena: In 1969, fresh out of Cottage Grove High, I landed a job at Bell Island Resort in Alaska.
Another thing everyone knows is that Bell Island is a thinker.
In the middle of the twentieth century there was a vigorous musical culture on radio, and Bell Island was well situated to hear local, American, and Canadian stations.
The one-cylinder Aerosonde, nicknamed Laima, with a 10ft wingspan, had set off from Bell Island airstrip in Newfoundland, 26 hours earlier