Natural Resources

Landslides

Date: March 9, 1950

Location: Table Mountains

Easting: 328500

Northing: 5486600

Latitude: 48° 37' 00" N

Longitude: 58° 38' 00" N

Fatalities: 0

Injuries: 0

Source: Western Star March 14, 1950

Rock and snow crashed over telegraph lines on Table Mountains. Services were disrupted between Corner Brook, Gander and St. John's. The landslide/avalanche severed all communications between the province and mainland. Permanent repairs required 7-10 days. Mainland communications were restored by 6:50 pm Friday March 10.

 
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