Avalon Peninsula


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Avalon Peninsula,

3,579 sq mi (9,270 sq km), SE N.L., Canada, on Newfoundland. It is nearly divided at its center by Conception Bay and St. Mary's Bay. The peninsula is the most densely populated part of Newfoundland; St. John'sSaint John's,
city (2001 pop. 99,182), provincial capital, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, on the northeast coast of the Avalon Peninsula, SE Newfoundland island. Built on hills overlooking a fine harbor, it is the commercial and industrial center of the province and the base
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 is the chief city. A lighthouse and radio direction-finding station are at Cape Race, which is the easternmost point in North America.
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The Provincial Plow Tracker service began in December 2017 for equipment on the Avalon Peninsula and routes with overnight snow clearing.
A tropical storm watch was in place for the Avalon Peninsula, but the Miami-based hurricane center said Ophelia was expected to undergo steady weakening through Monday.
Struggling to narrow down your favourite, aren't The Welsh region came in joint second behind only the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland, Canada, tying with New Zealand's Tutukaka Coast and beating off the likes of Hawaii in the list compiled by National Geographic.
"Cheryl Hickman started that young artists program to provide an opportunity to bring opera to the Avalon Peninsula. We had this crazy workshop with participants ranging from 15 to the mid-30s.
The arrival of moose to the Avalon Peninsula appears to have been delayed by several decades due to slower migration across a narrow isthmus (Broders et al.
French fishing villages were scattered along Placentia Bay, while the English occupied the east side of the Avalon Peninsula, from Ferryland to St.
Its influence caused an Irish pattern of speech and a vocabulary that is still noticeable in current Newfoundland English, especially in the Avalon Peninsula.
A pilot project to monitor speeds of vehicles in highway construction zones and areas where highway maintenance is occurring has begun on the Avalon Peninsula. The first of three contracts to monitor motorists activity began today as work started for guide rail installation on the westbound lane of the Trans-Canada Highway just east of Butterpot Provincial Park.
THE SLENDER THREAD: Irish Women on the Southern Avalon, 1750-1860, by Willeen Keough, a historian at Simon Fraser University, is a lengthy (542 pages), deeply researched, and well-written study of Irish Catholic (and some Protestant) women who lived on the southern shores of Newfoundland's Avalon Peninsula from the late 1600s to the mid-1800s, particularly between about 1750 and 1860.
Iris Kirby House, Avalon Peninsula. Building on our strengths $24,992
So, on 18 July, the GTS Katie stopped some 600km west of Canada, and then halted once more on 1 August, this time some 86 km south of the Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland.