Newfoundland & Labrador Resources

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Thanks to Tom H for tips on links.

UNESCO World Heritage sites.
L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site / Lieu historique national de L’Anse aux Meadows.
Gros Morne National Park / Parc national du Gros-Morne.

Environmental NGOs.
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society.
CPAWS, Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter.
Canadian Wildlife Federation.
Protected Areas Association.
Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Network.
Sierra Club, Atlantic.
Nature Conservancy Canada; Atlantic. ... t_ncc_work
Conservation de la nature Canada; Atlantique. ... t_cnc_work

Parks Canada.
National Parks of Canada; Newfoundland and Labrador.
Gros Morne.
Terra Nova.
Torngat Mountains. ... rk_Reserve
National Historic Sites of Canada; Newfoundland and Labrador. ... eux65.aspx

Canadian Aboriginal Cultural Resources.
Ed note: The source for these links is the Canadian Canoe Museum.
Aboriginal Canada Portal. ... index.html
Aboriginal Canada Portal; Heritage and Traditions. ... 26711.html
Native American Technology and Art.

Handbook of the North American Indians.
William C Sturtevant, General Editor.
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
Volume 3: Environment, Origins, and Population.
Douglas H Ubelaker, Editor.
The natural environment of the continent to which Indian cultures adapted in prehistoric and historic times, natural resources utilized by these cultures, current knowledge of the earliest Indian occupation (before 9,000 BC), and human biology of Indian and Eskimo (Inuit) populations, prehistoric, historic and modern. 2006.
Volume 4: History of Indian-White Relations.
Wilcomb E Washburn, Editor.
History of Indian-White relations in the US and Canada following 1492. 1988.
Volume 6: Subarctic.
June Helm, Editor.
Indians from interior Alaska to Labrador. 1981.
Volume 15: Northeast.
Bruce G Trigger, Editor.
Indians from Virginia to St. Lawrence River, Great Lakes, Ohio Valley, Illinois. 1978.
Volume 17: Languages.
Ives Goddard, Editor.
Native languages of North America spoken by American Indians, Eskimos, and Aleuts. 1996.

General information, offline.
Ed note:
For general information that is not specific to Newfoundland and Labrador, please consult the offline entries in National Resources ... 46&t=35800
Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Ed note: Five volumes; CD available at
Burzynski, Michael. Gros Morne National Park. Breakwater Books, St John’s (1999).
Ed note: For naturalists.
Low, Arthur Peter. Report of Explorations in the Labrador Peninsula along the East Main, Koksoak, Hamilton, Manacuagan and Portions of other Rivers in 1892-93-94-95. Ottawa. Geological Survey of Canada. 1896.
Ed note: Pages 158-163 (headings Route to Lake Michikamau and Lake Michikamau) are posted at
Merrick, Elliott. True North. Heron Dance Press (2005). Reprint of 1933 publication of C Scribner's Sons, New York,
Merrick, Elliott. March 1997 note to Wilderness Paddlers meeting.
Rompkey, Bill. The Story of Labrador. McGill – Queen’s University Press (2003).
Google Books: ... lt#PPP1,M1
Thoulet, Julien. A Voyage to Newfoundland. McGill – Queen’s University Press (2005).
Ed note: 1886 manuscript translated and edited by Scott Jamieson.
Coffee-table books.
Bursey, Brian C. Newfoundland and Labrador. Blue Ocean Publishing, St John’s (2002?).
Oppersdorff,Tony. Coastal Labrador: A Northern Odyssey. Nimbus Publishing, Halifax? (1991).

General information, online.
Ed note:
For general information that is not specific to Newfoundland and Labrador, please consult also the online entries in National Resources ... 46&t=35800
Early Canadiana Online.
Geographical Names of Canada.
The Beothuk.
Canadian Encyclopedia. ... RTA0000690
Additional sources.;jse ... pageID=274 ... eothuk.htm
Hubbard bibliography. ... =1&t=31240

Provincial Parks.
Government site.
Wikipedia site. Ed note: broken link? ... ador_parks

Paddling clubs and associations.
Provincial bodies.
Newfoundland and Labrador Paddling Association. (NLPA)
Kayak Newfoundland and Labrador.
Ed note: KNL publishes Ebb & Flow. ... b_flow.htm
Other clubs and associations.
Tumblehome Recreational Canoe Club.

Links for paddlers.
Canadian Canoe Museum.
Our Canoeing Heritage. ... e-mainhtml
Canadian Heritage Rivers System.
I Speak for Canadian Rivers.
Canadian Rivers Network. ... twork.html
Google maps.
Google Earth.
Great Canadian Rivers.
Trans Canada Trail.
Links specific to Newfoundland and Labrador.
Newfoundland and Labrador Rivers. ... dor_rivers
Newfoundland and Labrador Lakes. ... d_Labrador

Government links for paddlers.
Canadian Hydrographic Service; Nautical Charts and Publications.
Canadian Hydrographic Service; Tides, Currents and Water Levels.
Region 4; Saint Lawrence.
Ed note: Includes the Gulf of Saint Lawrence.
Map boundaries: Westing: 55 to 75 degrees; Northing: 45 to 52 degrees. ... h&region=4
Region 5; Atlantic.
Map boundaries: Westing: 50 to 70 degrees; Northing: 43 to 61 degrees. ... h&region=5
Canadian Hydrographic Service; Tide predictions.
Volume 1; Atlantic Coast and Bay of Fundy.
Volume 2; Gulf of St. Lawrence. ... able.shtml
Canadian Hydrographic Service; Current tables.
Volume 1; Atlantic Coast and Bay of Fundy. ... nt-eng.asp
Coast Guard; Newfoundland and Labrador Region.
Natural Resources Canada; Topographical maps. (Toporama)
Real-time Hydrometric Data.
Saint Lawrence Observatory. Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Ed note: I don’t know that this site has paddling information not provided elsewhere in this list.
Information about Lifejackets and PFDs from the Safe Boating Guide. ... 24.htm#lj1
Lifejackets & PFDs. ... u-1692.htm
Minimum Safety Equipment Required for the Size and Type of your Pleasure Craft. ... nu-690.htm
NB: In the case of any discrepancy between the information on this page and the Small Vessel Regulations, the formal regulatory text shall remain the final authority.
Formal regulatory text / Small Vessel Regulations. ... 1-eng.html
Links specific to Newfoundland and Labrador.
Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism.
Newfoundland road map.
Ed note: I found only the map from the Department of Finance; perhaps this is why the roads are not numbered.
Map with road numbers (some?):
Labrador road map.
Ed note: I found only the map from the Department of Finance; perhaps this is why the roads are not numbered.
Newfoundland and Labrador weather. ... html?id=NF
Marine weather; Labrador. ... l?mapID=13
Marine weather; Newfoundland. ... l?mapID=14

US links for paddlers.
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. ... nce_Agency
NGA Maritime Safety Information.
NGA Digital Nautical Chart.
NGA Maritime Domain Contact Listing. ... ID=Article
NGA Global Shoreline Data Set. ... ID=Article
NOAA National Data Buoy Center. Gulf of St Lawrence (outer portion).
NOAA synoptic-scale weather maps.
ALLAN: Relevant to NL?
Tide Height and Current Speed Predictor.
ALLAN: Relevant to NL?

Paddling information, offline.
Kanawa. Canada's Paddling Magazine. Published quarterly by Paddle Canada.
Fredston, Jill. Rowing to Latitude: Journeys Along the Arctic's Edge. North Point Press (2002). Ed note: One chapter describes rowing the Labrador coast.
Hughes, Alison. Paddling in Paradise: Sea Kayaking Adventures in Atlantic Canada. Goose Lane Editions, Fredericton (2002). Ed note: Describes kayak routes in all Atlantic Canada, not just in NL.
Murphy, Dan; Jim Price and Kevin Redmond. Canyons, Coves and Coastal Waters: Choice Canoe and Kayak Routes of Newfoundland and Labrador. Breakwater Books, St. John's (1996).
Noel, Lynn (Editor). Voyages: Canada’s Heritage Rivers. Breakwater Press, Saint John’s (1995).
Redmond, Kevin and Dan Murphy. A Guide to Sea Kayaking in Newfoundland and Labrador. Nimbus Publishing, Halifax (2003).

Paddling information, online.
cartespleinair (Charles Leduc library).
then Canot, then Cartes (reports) or Canorama (overiew).
If you use any of the information supplied at cartespleinair, please consider making a contribution to the Fonds pour la Préservation des Rivières (FQCK) at
Che-Mun. The Journal of Canadian Wilderness Canoeing.
Ed note: Issues are available online two quarters after publication.
Nastawgan. Published quarterly by the Wilderness Canoe Association.
To view the Index, go to
Once there, select a Category (for example Trip information).
To view the Archives, go to ... pubCode=NJ ;
digitization of the database is incomplete and the Search features are not useful.
Out There.
The canoe-related Route information is largely under Adventure/Sports but you might want to look at other folders.
Links specific to Newfoundland and Labrador.
Ed note: See also the paragraph Paddlers' sites.
Sea kayaking and playboating.
Ebb & Flow. ... b_flow.htm

Paddlers' sites.
Ed note:
1. In preparation; please inform me of omissions.
2. I post links to reports at these sites, sporadically.
Brad Bassi.
Troy Gipps.
Philip Schubert.
Katherine Suboch.
Reinhard Zollitsch.