Natural Resources

Avalanches

Date: May 1907

Location: Newtown, Bonavista Bay

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Latitude: 49° 11' 00" N

Longitude: 53° 32' 00" W

Fatalities: 0

Injuries: 0

Source: Daily News, May 28, 1907.

Robert Way's store and stage in Newtown, Bonavista Bay was completely demolished by an avalanche caused by melting snow. An immense pile, which had accumulated on high ground above the structure, gave way suddenly, taking the store and stage with it. The incident occurred one day the previous week.

 
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