Pictures Of St Anthony Newfoundland

Photo gallery with pictures of St Anthony, a community on the Great Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland, Canada.

With a population of around 2500 people, St Anthony is the largest town on the northernmost tip of the Great Northern Peninsula of western Newfoundland.

Dr Wilfred Grenfell was St Anthony's most influential person. Hailing from London, after completing his medical training, Dr Grenfell was sent to Newfoundland Labrador to attend to the medical needs of the inhabitants. His journey, though officially was to bring much needed medical services, was also a religious mission.

Going far and beyond his original mandate, Dr Grenfell eventually set up schools, co-operatives and a string of hospitals. Though he originally set up the mission in Red Bay, Labrador, St Anthony became his base for services to the northern tip of Newfoundland and Southern Labrador.

Fishing was the mainstay industry of St Anthony for many year and during the 1930's and 1940's when a salt fish plant and cold storage were built there. ...More information below photos...




The St. Anthony Lighthouse sits atop the cliff overlooking the waterways at the entrance to St. Anthony Harbour in...
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A fleet of fishing boats are tied up to the dock in the harbour of St. Anthony on the Northern Peninsula of...
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Part of the Grenfell Historic Properties, the Grenfell Interpretation Centre situated in St Anthony on the Northern...
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A couple overlook the town of St Anthony from the Tea House Hill platform accessed by a loop trail which starts...
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A couple enjoy a hike on a beautiful...
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As the ice slowly thaws and...
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A fleet of fishing boats tied up to...
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Shrimp, crab, and lobster boats are...
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As you travel along the rocky...
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A large iceberg sits in the waters of...
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On heading out into Iceberg Alley in...
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Dense pack ice lingers well into...
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A two masted sail boat makes for a...
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A boat inches close to the rugged...
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Shawn Rumbolt is a carver in St...
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One of the best ways to see the coast...
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The dock from which Northland...
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Grooves, gouges and trickling water...
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A great iceberg rises out of the sea...
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By booking an iceberg watching tour...
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Sculpted daily by the ocean, as well...
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A boat tour travels near a melting...
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This large mass of pack ice has...
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Pack ice blocks the St Anthony...
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Every year pack ice fills the St...
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In the harbour outside the small town...
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Although an iceberg is a beautiful...
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A real kayaking adventure near St...
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Definitely something for the...
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A pristine iceberg reflecting with...
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...Continue gallery information: However, tourism has become an important industry now that the fish stocks have dwindled.

Icebergs and whale watching are very popular tours from St Anthony, taking visitors out into iceberg alley where icebergs cruise the currents during the winter months and whales frequent the waters.

Grenfell Historic Properties including the interpretative centre are a must see. Hiking is also a prominent attraction in St Anthony.

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