Barasway Bay

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Barasway Bay (or The Barasway)[1] is natural bay or cove on the island of Newfoundland in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Cornelius Island is nearby.[2]


  1. ^ The name would come from (Atlantic Canada) French barachois (from basque barratxoa), and would mean (coastal) lagoon or coastal pond. Terminologist's opinion Archived June 9, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ United States Hydrographic Office; Davenport, Richard G. (1884). Newfoundland and Labrador: The coast and banks of Newfoundland and the coast of Labador, from Grand Point to the Koksoak River, with the adjacent islands and banks (Public domain ed.). Govt. print. off. pp. 174–. Retrieved 20 November 2011. 

Coordinates: 46°51′58″N 55°48′54″W / 46.866°N 55.815°W / 46.866; -55.815 (Barasway Bay)