Natural Resources

Avalanches

Date: March 4, 1935

Location: Exploits

Easting: 639500

Northing: 5487400

Latitude: 49° 31' 00" N

Longitude: 55° 04' 00" W

Fatalities: 0

Injuries: 0

Source: Daily News, Mar 6, 1935

The house of George Jacobs was partly destroyed by an avalanche, and a barn owned by the same man was blown out into the harbour but later salvaged. Snow fall was reportedly to a height of 25 feet! A fatal avalanche occured in Curling in the same storm.

 
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