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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John's had in establishing its authority in areas outside of the Avalon Peninsula. Whether it was attempting to enforce fishing regulations on the island's western and southern coasts, trying to establish stipendiary magistrates in St.
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.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/ferryland-iceberg-traffic-1.4073428) CBC News , adding that the iceberg had moved slightly and broke apart but it seems to be stuck in the shallow waters.
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. 4.
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.