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  • Within Labrador, this ecozone occupies the northernmost section.
  • Avalanches involve the rapid downslope movement of snow or ice, with or without sediment and rock.
  • The Avalon Forest ecoregion comprises the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland.
  • The Battery lies under the slopes of Signal Hill in St. John's. Evidence indicates that rockfall is frequent in this area...
  • The Strait of Belle Isle ecoregion occupies the northern tip of the Northern Peninsula. It is characterized by cool summers and cold winters.
  • The largest ecozone, the Boreal Shield, extends in a broad, U-shape from northern Saskatchewan to Newfoundland.
  • The Central Newfoundland ecoregion covers the north-central part of Newfoundland.
  • The following examples illustrate the use of long-term climate data for siting, design, and operational planning in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • A look at the impact of climate on human activity in Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Like location, climate has been a decisive factor in shaping the Newfoundland and Labrador experience.
  • This ecoregion is composed of islands, exposed headlands, and protected inlets, from Napaktok Bay south to the Strait of Belle Isle.
  • A look at erosion along Newfoundland's coasts.
  • One very important feature of Newfoundland and Labrador is that the geological boundary of North America lies offshore at the edge of the continental shelf.
  • Estimating the cost of geological hazards is extremely difficult.
  • Dimension stone includes any natural stone that has been quarried and cut or shaped to specified sizes.
  • A drainage basin, or catchment as it is also called, is the part of the land surface that is drained by a single river system.
  • The Eagle Plateau ecoregion comprises the Mealy Mountains and an area south of Lake Melville in southern Labrador.
  • An interactive map showing the twelve ecoregions of Labrador
  • A look at the the three ecozones of the island of Newfoundland: southern boreal, middle boreal and northern boreal.
  • Impacts of climate extremems such as prolonged ice accretion, abnormally cool, wet summers or snow deficient winters, heavy rainfall, etc.