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Place names of the Northern Peninsula

E. R. Seary

Place names of the Northern Peninsula

by E. R. Seary

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Published by ISER, Institute of Social and Economic Research in St. John"s, Nfld .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Northern Peninsula (N.L.),
  • Newfoundland and Labrador,
  • Great Northern Peninsula.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Great Northern Peninsula.,
    • Great Northern Peninsula (N.L.) -- History, Local.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesToponymy of Newfoundland and Labrador
      StatementE.R. Seary ; edited by Robert Hollett and William J. Kirwin.
      SeriesStudies ;, 64, Social and economic studies (St. John"s, N.L.) ;, no. 64.
      ContributionsHollett, Robert., Kirwin, W. J., Memorial University of Newfoundland. Institute of Social and Economic Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1124.G74 S43 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination256 p. :
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3648417M
      ISBN 100919666744
      LC Control Number2002489247

      The meeting always take place the last Tuesday of every month from pm at Redwood Shores Library. The first half hour will be for introductions and socializing. Please feel free to bring a refreshment or appetizer to share with the other members. The final half hour will be for discussing or voting on upcoming book selections. Place names of the Avalon Peninsula of the island of Newfoundland: Seary, E. R: Books - 5/5(1).

      Signifies a high place in Gaelic languages. This ususally means a physically high place, but it can also mean a place of importance. For example: the Ards Peninsula (county Down), Ardstraw [A high, or important, rath] (county Tyrone), Ardfert (county Kerry). A few places seem to be an 'Ard', but are actually not. The Hurons were the first to be noted in recorded history and later came the Ojibway. The Hurons originally called the Peninsula "Wendiaghy" which meant "island or peninsula cut off". The Ojibway called it by their tribal name, "Saugink" or "Sauking", hence the Saugeen Peninsula or Indian Peninsula, the names used by white men. 3 ".

      Other articles where Northern Peninsula is discussed: Newfoundland and Labrador: Northern Peninsula: The Northern Peninsula (locally called the Great Northern Peninsula) stretches northward toward the Labrador coast between Bonne Bay on the west and White Bay on the east. In the west the Long Range Mountains, rising abruptly from a narrow coastal plain dissected by.   Tuckamore Lodge: Heading for the Northern Peninsula? This is the place for you! - See 83 traveler reviews, 48 candid photos, and great deals for Tuckamore Lodge at Tripadvisor.5/5.


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