Avalon Peninsula


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Avalon Peninsula

A large, irregularly shaped peninsula of southeast Newfoundland, Canada. Most of the island's population resides here.

Avalon Peninsula

n
(Placename) a large peninsula of Newfoundland, between Trinity and Placentia Bays. Area: about 10 000 sq km (4000 sq miles)

Av′alon Penin′sula


n.
a peninsula in SE Newfoundland.
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These themes help to buttress Korneski's argument that throughout the nineteenth century, as the Newfoundland state expanded and consolidated its authority across the island, the particular concerns of those living along the southern and western coasts often conflicted with those that emanated from the Avalon Peninsula.
Located on the Avalon Peninsula in the town of Placentia, NL, the Sir Ambrose Shea Lift Bridge provides a vital connection for local communities while supporting the regions commercial fishing industry.
The highest point of the iceberg measures roughly 150 feet and was spotted just off the coast of Ferryland, on the Avalon Peninsula, resident Don Costello told Canada's (http://www.
Further north on the Avalon Peninsula, Cupids' destruction in 1697 disrupted nearly a century of continuous settlement.
Long daily commutes have become common on the Avalon Peninsula in Eastern Newfoundland, and many people who live in small outports are driving to St.
Modir initially hoped to target the growing immigrant population on the Avalon Peninsula, which sticks out into the Atlantic Ocean and looks like an afterthought but contains the majority of the province's population.
Valard Construction is to install around 684 miles of 350-kilovolt overhead high-voltage direct current transmission line running from the Muskrat Falls Hydroelectric Generating Facility in central Labrador to Newfoundland's Avalon Peninsula.
Johnas (the oldest English-settled city in North America) and aout of towna, where I explored the scenic coastal villages sprinkled along the dramatic coastline of the Avalon Peninsula.
The area came in joint second behind the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland, Canada, tying with New Zealand's Tutukaka Coast in another list compiled by National Geographic.
Ophelia, which had earlier strengthened to become the third major hurricane of the 2011 Atlantic season, was still expected to be near hurricane strength when it passed near or over the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland early on 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.