Our 2 Astrolabes, dated from the early 1600's were discovered near Channel-Port aux Basques. They are both in mint condition and in working order. A very rare and valuable find for Newfoundland and all of Canada.

Bruce II Sports Centre
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About our 2 Astrolabes
Explore our connection with age-old astronomical instruments used by navigators. Two astrolabes are featured in Channel-Port aux Basques, dating from the 1600's.

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Town of Channel-Port aux Basques
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In Case of Emergency

Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre
1 Grand Bay Road
Tel: (709) 695-4555

MacKenzie Ambulance
19A Grand Bay Road
Tel: (709) 695-2405

Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Trans Canada Highway
Tel: (709) 695-2149/2140
Province Wide Emergencies: 1-800-709-7267
Hearing/Speech Impaired TYY-TDD: 1-800-563-2172

Channel-Port aux Basques Volunteer Fire Department
18 Marine Drive
Emergency: (709) 695-2323
Social Hall: (709) 695-7418

Canada's Ferry Gateway
to Newfoundland
The gulf crossing between North Sydney and Channel-Port aux Basques is always a memorable lifetime experience. The ferries are among the largest ice breaking ferries in the world. They look like cruise ships and they can each take 1200 passengers and 350 cars. Book early to ensure availability.


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