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  • The commercial spring seal hunt was one of Newfoundland and Labrador's most dangerous and demanding industries in the 19th century.
  • The first sealing vessels from St. John's sailed to the ice in 1793. Following their successful expedition, the sailing seal fishery expanded rapidly.
  • From the arrival of Europeans until the 20th century, Newfoundland was valued mainly for its rich marine resources, especially cod.

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