Natural Resources

Landslides

Date: November 28, 1906

Location: Between Cook's Brook and Benoits Cove

Easting: 420550

Northing: 5425650

Latitude: 49° 01' 00" N

Longitude: 58° 08' 00" W

Fatalities: 0

Injuries: 0

Source: Western Star Nov 28, 1906

The exact location and time of this incident is uncertain. It was caused by recent rain storms; large trees were uprooted, telegraph poles hurled down and tons of clay and bolders swept down the hillside. The roadway was piled high with debris.

 
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