Newfoundland and Labrador Abandoned Communities Index
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Once They Stood:
a gazetteer of abandonment
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These nearly 600 abandoned communities appear in Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador and on
a 1963 map of Newfoundland.
These data are supported by a 1955 list
of Canadian post offices and an 1892 directory of Newfoundland communities and
Component and associated communities are listed as ...
with / ... and.
Alternate names are shown in brackets.
A "~" symbol shows repetition of a name element.
A "/" symbol shows data is not available.
1:50,000 scale topographic map number,
latitude, and longitude from Gazetteer of Canada - Newfoundland [GCN].
Census figures and dates from Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador
[ENL], almanacs, and gazetteers.
Settlement and abandonment dates are from ENL; note use of "after",
"before", "by", and