Photo: Historic Fishing Village Battle Harbour Labrador

The historic fishing village of Battle Harbour on Battle Island in Southern Labrador is a very special vacation place which can be cold, misty and foggy but always guarantees a unique experience.

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Historic Fishing Village Battle Harbour Labrador
Photo of a boardwalk and ferry at historic fishing village of Battle Harbour in Southern Labrador.
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The quaint historic fishing village of Battle Harbour in Southern Labrador, was established in the 1770's by English firm John Slade & Company.

Battle Harbour was recognized as the salt fish capital of Labrador when the local population increased rapidly after the 1820's. With the decline of the inshore fishery and subsequent cod fish moratorium in the early 1990's, residents of the historic fishing village of Battle Harbour were relocated and resettled elsewhere.

Battle Harbour, Southern Labrador, Atlantic Canada

This picture is part of the photo album "Labrador Pictures" - there are more beautiful images waiting for you.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/11.0, exposure time of 10/1 sec. on ISO 50, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 38mm.

Photo:
Historic Fishing Village Battle Harbour Labrador
Photographer:
Rolf Hicker Photography
Picture ID:
cdn_k3s18947-ed.jpg
Country:
Canada
Province:
Labrador
City:
Battle Harbour

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