Near L'Anse-au-Loup in Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador — The Atlantic Provinces
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Lighthouses series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1906.
Location. 51° 27.631′ N, 56° 51.47′ W. Marker is near L'Anse-au-Loup, Newfoundland and Labrador, in Labrador. Marker can be reached from L'Anse Amour Branch Road close to Trans-Labrador Highway (Newfoundland and Labrador Route 510), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: L'Anse-au-Loup NL A0K 3L0, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 21 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Marconi Station (within shouting distance of this marker); L’Anse Amour Burial (approx. 2.2 kilometers away); Thrombolites or Living Rocks (approx. 20.3 kilometers away).
More about this marker. This maker is located at the Point Amour Lighthouse at the Straits of Belle Isle overlook.
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1. Archaeocyatha. The remains of Archaeocyatha are mostly preserved as carbonate structures in a limestone matrix. This means that the fossils cannot be chemically or mechanically isolated, save for some specimens that have already eroded out of their matrices, and their morphology has to be determined from thin cuts of the stone in which they were preserved. (Submitted on December 9, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
2. Point Amour Lighthouse - Labrador Coastal Drive. At 109 feet from the ground to the light itself, Point Amour lighthouse is the tallest in Atlantic Canada and the second tallest lighthouse ever built in Canada. It is still a working lighthouse that is now automated of course. The lighthouse tower and surrounding buildings have been designated a Provincial Historic Site. .i (Submitted on December 9, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
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