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  • Newfoundland and Labrador can be divided into three ecozones: Artic Cordillera, Tiaga Shield, and Boreal Shield.
  • Impacts of climate extremems such as prolonged ice accretion, abnormally cool, wet summers or snow deficient winters, heavy rainfall, etc.
  • Flood risk zone maps have been prepared for sixteen communities in the province most prone to flooding.
  • Coastal Flooding--Natural Environment--Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Web
  • The province of Newfoundland and Labrador has ample fresh water, the source of which is abundant precipitation.
  • How sinkholes and other geological events impacet Newfoundland and Labrador's environment.
  • Geological Hazards and Disasters Occurring in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Earth scientists from all over the globe visit Newfoundland and Labrador to study some of the oldest rocks in the world.
  • This ecoregion covers an area west of Lake Melville in southern Labrador.
  • The first inhabitants of Newfoundland and Labrador - the Maritime Archaic Indians - quarried local stone as early as 7500 years ago.
  • A glimpse into the career of James P. Howley (1847-1918), one of Newfoundland's most important geologists of the 19th and early 20th centuries.
  • The Kingurutik/Fraser Rivers ecoregion takes in several other mountainous outcrops, including the Mealy Mountains, south of Lake Melville.
  • This ecoregion is located on the perimeter of Lake Melville. It has humid, cool summers and cold winters.
  • Precontact cultures utilized stone for tool making. They appear to have preferred chert, a fine-grained stone composed mainly of silica.
  • The landscape of Newfoundland and Labrador has had a remarkable geological history, formed over many millions of years
  • Landslides are the downslope movement of unconsolidated material under the influence of gravity.
  • This ecoregion is divided into three separate upland areas, extending from the southwestern coast of Newfoundland to its Northern Peninsula.
  • The Avalon Peninsula has a long history of mining activity. This includes a small mine near Manuels, Conception Bay, known as The Talc Mine.
  • The Maritime Barrens ecoregion extends westward across the southern half of the uplands of Newfoundland to the Long Range Mountains.
  • Thisecoregion extends across the southern Labrador border with Quebec and runs northwest to the southern boundary of the Smallwood Reservoir.