red house in Tors Cove, Newfoundland - Bombippy Photos

Photography by Jay Kerr

Pouch Cove: Perhaps the most photographed group of stages in Newfoundland. This image from the water level illustrates the concept of the "T." (See below.) PANL B16-106 (Credit: PANL-CMCS

Pouch Cove: Perhaps the most photographed group of stages in Newfoundland. This image from the water level illustrates the concept of the "T.

Atlantic Canada Eats: Newfoundland & Beyond with Recipes that Jumped the Pond!

November 1929, earthquake occurred on the Grand Banks..  (sent a tsunami racing towards NL's Burin Peninsula).  measured 7.2 on the Richter scale, giant waves between 3 and 27 ft tall hit the coast at 40 km/hr. The force crushed buildings, lifted houses off foundations, swept schooners & vessels out to sea, destroyed wharves, flakes, and structures along the coast. The disaster killed 28 people and left hundreds more homeless. .most destructive earthquake-related event in Canadian history.

On 18 November 1929 a tsunami struck Newfoundland's Burin Peninsula and caused considerable loss of life and property.

Much of the distinct heritage that has characterized Newfoundland for so many years has changed drastically. However, the uniqueness of outports, nurtured by centuries of isolation, will always remain. Outport is a snapshot in time between the years 1969–1985, vividly capturing the life of one of these communities. Through dramatic photographs and personal stories told by the people themselves, this book takes a look back at a lifestyle that has changed forever.

Much of the distinct heritage that has characterized Newfoundland for so many years has changed drastically. However, the uniqueness of outports, nurtured by centuries of isolation, will always remain. Outport is a snapshot in time between the years 1969–1985, vividly capturing the life of one of these communities. Through dramatic photographs and personal stories told by the people themselves, this book takes a look back at a lifestyle that has changed forever.

Canada’s Newfoundland and LabradorHikers share Gros Morne National Park with the friendly village sheep

Canada’s Newfoundland and LabradorHikers share Gros Morne National Park with the friendly village sheep

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