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Strait of Belle Isle, 1860, photo J. Richardson PA-185422
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Newfoundland and Labrador is one of the Atlantic Provinces of Canada. Newfoundland is an island that was independent until 1949 when it joined confederation with Canada. Labrador is an adjoining mainland coastal region which abuts Quebec.
Note: Newfoundlanders pronounce Newfoundland to rhyme with 'understand,' placing emphasis on -LAND, not New or found-. It sounds something like "newfin-LAND." Mainlanders (those residing in mainland Canada) and tourists are noted for their pronunciation of Newfoundland as "new-FOUND-lind", "NEW-fin-lind" or More...
||Terra Nova National Park
Terra Nova National Park is in Eastern Newfoundland. It joined Canada's National park system in 1957. It is Canada's most easterly national park and, like all of Canada's national park System, Terra Nova is dedicated to protecting and celebrating the beauty and variety of the land. Terra Nova is an excellent way to experience the nature, discovery and adventure of eastern Newfoundland. It is a place where sheltered Atlantic fiords stretch inland to touch the boreal landscape.
The Terra Nova region is rich in natural resources, such as fish and sea mammals. These resources have attracted people to More...
St. John's is the capital of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
St. John's International Airport is located 10 minutes from the downtown section of St. John's and has flights arriving from major centres like Halifax, Toronto, and New York.
If you wish to drive to Newfoundland, you will also have to take a ferry. The island portion of the province is accessible by several ferries leaving North Sydney, Nova Scotia. From there, you can take a 6 to 7 hour ferry ride to Port-Aux-Basques, in western Newfoundland, and drive across the island to St. More...