Natural Resources

Landslides

Date: April 19, 1892

Location: Beaches, Humber Arm

Easting: 416000

Northing: 5432600

Latitude: 49° 01' 00" N

Longitude: 58° 09' 00" W

Fatalities: 1

Injuries: 0

Source: Howley JP. 1997 Reminiscences of James P. Howley: Selected Years, edited by Kirwin WJ, Story GM and O'Flaherty PA. The Champlain Society, Toronto, 438p, page 331

The location and date are very approximate - Howley writes "At a place called the Beaches we saw where a landslide had taken place some few years ago completely demolishing and burying one house and killing a child, the rest of the family barely escaped with their lives."

 
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