St. George's Bay (Newfoundland and Labrador)

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St. George's Bay is located in Newfoundland
St. George's Bay
St. George's Bay
Location of St. George's Bay in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador

St. George's Bay[1] - informally referred to as Bay St. George due to its French translation Baie St-George - is a large Canadian bay in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. It is located on the west coast of the island of Newfoundland and comprises a sub-basin of the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

The bay measures approximately 64 kilometres (40 mi) wide at its mouth, between Cape Anguille in the south, and Cape St. George in the north. Its northern shore measures approximately 60 km (37 mi) in length from the head of the bay at Stephenville Crossing to Cape St. George, located at the western tip of the Port au Port Peninsula. The southern shore measures approximately 100 km (62 mi) from Stephenville Crossing to Cape Anguille.

Communities along the shoreline of St. George's Bay include (from northwest to east to southwest):

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References[edit]

  • Natural Resources Canada (1984). Cape St. George, Newfoundland and Labrador [map]. 1:50,000 NAD27. National Topographic System.
  • Natural Resources Canada (1984). Mainland, Newfoundland and Labrador [map]. 1:50,000 NAD27. National Topographic System.
  • Natural Resources Canada (1984). Flat Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador [map]. 1:50,000 NAD27. National Topographic System.
  • Natural Resources Canada (1984). Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador [map]. 1:50,000 NAD27. National Topographic System.
  • Natural Resources Canada (1984). Main Gut, Newfoundland and Labrador [map]. 1:50,000 NAD27. National Topographic System.
  • Natural Resources Canada (1984). Harrys River, Newfoundland and Labrador [map]. 1:50,000 NAD27. National Topographic System.
  • Natural Resources Canada (1984). St. Fintan's, Newfoundland and Labrador [map]. 1:50,000 NAD27. National Topographic System.
  • Natural Resources Canada (1984). Little Friars Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador [map]. 1:50,000 NAD27. National Topographic System.
  • Natural Resources Canada (1984). Codroy, Newfoundland and Labrador [map]. 1:50,000 NAD27. National Topographic System.

Coordinates: 48°25′N 58°54′W / 48.41°N 58.90°W / 48.41; -58.90