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Photography of Wildlife & Natural Areas of Newfoundland, Dorset Soapstone Quarry.
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Dorset Quarry

The Dorset Eskimos

Fleur de Lys
Dorset Soapstone Quarry...

These hollowed impressions were excavated by an ancient tribe of Dorset Eskimos who came from Labrador to mine the site over a period of centuries. The Baie Verte peninsula has produced many mines but this,
is the oldest and longest lasting.


...before boom & bust

Boyds Cove

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