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Burnt Islands, Newfoundland And Labrador - Summary
... It is 27 kilometres east from Port-aux-Basques ... is linked to the Trans Canada Highway by route 470 at Port aux Basques ... From Port aux Basques, known as the Gateway to Newfoundland, Burnt Islands is linked by the Marine Atlantic ferries to Nova Scotia and mainland Canada ...
Channel-Port Aux Basques
... Channel-Port aux Basques (also Port aux Basques) is a town at the extreme southwestern tip of the island of Newfoundland fronting on the eastern end of the Cabot Strait ... Port aux Basques is the oldest of the collection of towns that make up the present-day town, which consists of Port aux Basques, Channel, Grand Bay, and Mouse Island ...
Channel-Port Aux Basques - History
... Port aux Basques refers to the harbour that was a favoured sheltering and watering place for Basque whalers who hailed from the Basque region of the Pyrenees ... either proceeded to the main whaling grounds off southern Labrador, or headed home to the Basque country ... They almost certainly took on fresh water from Dead Man's Brook, which flows into Port aux Basques harbour, during their stopovers ...
Channel-Port Aux Basques - Transportation - Ferries
... the first passenger train arrived in Port aux Basques, and the Bruce departed for North Sydney shortly afterward ... number of trains and vessels which called at Port Aux Basques ... (1940) on October 14, 1942 with a loss of 137 lives, some from the Port aux Basques area ...