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Photo: Brigus Avalon Peninsula

An information sign and plaque at the entrance to the town of Brigus, Newfoundland on the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland Labrador.

Before reaching the town of Brigus on the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland, Canada, be sure to stop and read the sign relating information that you may find helpful on your travels. The small community of Brigus, Newfoundland is an ancient town where fishing was once a very important means of survival.The town of Brigus was first known to have settlers as early as the 1700's as the oldest date in the cemetery is 1798. After that point in time, settlers seem to come to Brigus on the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland regularly and the numbers of permanent residents increased rapidly.After many years, the town of Brigus still relies on fishing as a means of income but cod is not quite the catch it used to be and a lot of fisherman catch crab or scallops for a means of survival. As Brigus is only a short distance to St. John's, Newfoundland, many people commute back and forth on a daily basis to their jobs in the city of St. ... continue below the picture...


Brigus Avalon Peninsula

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Brigus Avalon Peninsula
Photo of the information sign with the town of Brigus in the background on the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland Labrador, Canada

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... John's.When traveling the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland, Canada, be sure to stop by this pretty little town called Brigus. There are a few very interesting tourist attractions to see while visiting this town, but many people just prefer the peacefulness and easy style of living that surrounds the unique town of Brigus.The town of Brigus, Highway 60, Admiral's Coast Scenic Route, Conception Bay, Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland, Newfoundland Labrador, Canada.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/7.1, exposure time of 1/100 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 32mm.

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Brigus Avalon Peninsula
An information sign and plaque at the entrance to the town of Brigus, Newfoundland on the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland Labrador.
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Rolf Hicker
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