Codroy Valley

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The Codroy River

The Codroy Valley is a valley in the southwestern part of the island of Newfoundland in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.[1]

The Codroy Valley is a glacial valley formed in the Anguille Mountains, a sub-range of the Long Range Mountains which run along Newfoundland's west coast fronting the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The valley runs inland at a perpendicular angle from the coast along a bearing of 45° (northeast), carrying the Codroy River and its tributaries to the gulf.

The mouth of the Codroy Valley at the coast is extremely windy and is the location of Wreckhouse, so-named by employees of the historic Newfoundland Railway for the wind's ability to blow railway cars off the tracks.

See Also[edit]

  • Stormy Point, the headland just south of the valley's mouth


  1. ^ Munden, Carl. "Mailed from The Rock: The Codroy". PHSC Journal. Postal History Society of Canada. 134 (June 2008). 

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