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Randi

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Re: Canadian Place Names -- Discussion
« Reply #45 on: June 28, 2017, 03:40:05 pm »
Matteo's reference Newfoundland and the Labrador coast, 1909 has been very helpful ;)



Resolute Bay
http://www.geonames.org/6121523/resolute-bay.html



St. Anthony Bight
http://www.geonames.org/6155306/st-anthony-bight.html
Log said St. Anthony Harbor, but given the bearings, ship is really anchored in St. Anthony Bight ::)
https://catalog.archives.gov/OpaAPI/media/12095688/content/arcmedia/dc-metro/594258-navy-deck-logs/00003/atka-agb-3-1952-06/atka-agb-3-1952-06-0019.jpg

Cranky Point ;D
http://www.geonames.org/5931901/cranky-point.html

Lamage Point
http://www.geonames.org/6048890/lamage-point.html
https://mapcarta.com/24443458
Latitude:  51.3668
Longitude:  -55.5647

Moores Point (log has Moore's
http://www.geonames.org/6077832/moores-point.html
https://mapcarta.com/24501342
Latitude:  51.3668
Longitude:  55.5647




St. Anthony's Point is probably Cape St. Anthony
http://www.geonames.org/5916283/cape-st-anthony.html



Argentia
http://www.geonames.org/7732472/argentia.html

Placentia Bay
http://www.geonames.org/6105893/placentia-bay.html



http://atlas.nrcan.gc.ca/toporama/en/index.html
If you look at Lake Melville, Newfoundland and Labrador, you will see
Long Point
http://www4.rncan.gc.ca/search-place-names/unique/AANAT
53.696208, -59.312273
and
Estagaulet Point (in log), Etagaulet Point (on map)
http://www4.rncan.gc.ca/search-place-names/unique/AAGPA
53.7866461, -59.0670786

http://www4.rncan.gc.ca/search-place-names/unique/AAGOR
Eskimo Paps
53.6555556, -59.3747222

All added to map, ref & csv. Thanks Randi!
« Last Edit: July 17, 2017, 03:18:40 pm by propriome »

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Re: Canadian Place Names -- Discussion
« Reply #46 on: July 09, 2017, 01:16:00 am »
I highly recommend Matteo's http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences/geography/place-names/search/9170 for Canadian place names!
« Last Edit: July 09, 2017, 02:24:08 am by Randi »

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Re: Canadian Place Names -- Discussion
« Reply #47 on: July 09, 2017, 04:08:39 pm »
I highly recommend Matteo's http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences/geography/place-names/search/9170 for Canadian place names!

Thumbs up for you Randi!  ;D

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Re: Canadian Place Names -- Discussion
« Reply #48 on: July 25, 2017, 09:49:31 pm »
From William Baylies 1901 log book

Herschel Island is called hursel island

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Re: Canadian Place Names -- Discussion
« Reply #49 on: July 28, 2017, 09:42:32 pm »
From the USCGS Northland:

Coburg Island: http://www.geonames.org/5924587/coburg-island.html

Dexterity Harbor: http://www.geonames.org/5938913/dexterity-harbour.html

River Clyde: This seems to more generally refer to the entire Clyde Inlet, rather than just the river itself; a town named Clyde River exists. http://www.geonames.org/5924336/clyde-inlet.html

Cape Christian: http://www.geonames.org/5915629/cape-christian.html
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Re: Canadian Place Names -- Discussion
« Reply #50 on: August 07, 2017, 11:25:44 am »
From Beluga 1900 (Sept 12)

Horton River
69? 56′ 1″ N, 126? 48′ 10″ W

Smoking Cliffs
Closest I could find was smoking hills:
69? 31′ 1″ N, 126? 33′ 9″ W

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Re: Canadian Place Names -- Discussion
« Reply #51 on: August 07, 2017, 02:29:20 pm »
Thanks for posting those!

According to this they are cliffs - and they are smoking.

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Re: Canadian Place Names -- Discussion
« Reply #52 on: August 07, 2017, 06:09:30 pm »
That is amazing - I never heard of the before - but they are so dramatic!  :)

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Re: Canadian Place Names -- Discussion
« Reply #53 on: August 07, 2017, 09:39:31 pm »
A few more places from Beluga 1900

Aug 13-15
Liverpool Bay
69? 54′ 0″ N, 129? 30′ 10″ W

Toker Point
69? 39′ 15″ N, 132? 50′ 10″ W

Pullen Island
69? 46′ 20″ N, 134? 23′ 10″ W

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Re: Canadian Place Names -- Discussion
« Reply #54 on: August 07, 2017, 10:21:51 pm »
Thank you Joke Slayer!!  :D

If you find the metric lat and Long that quickens things for Matteo who logs all of these places onto the reference boards

E.g. Toker Point: 69.65351, -132.83346  (Geonames ref: 6167280)


Thanks for looking these places up - it's great to have your help here.

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Re: Canadian Place Names -- Discussion
« Reply #55 on: August 07, 2017, 10:52:28 pm »
(Geonames ref: 6167280 --- or: http://www.geonames.org/6167280/toker-point.html ;))