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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Town Hall - Channel-Port aux Basques

The Town of Channel-Port aux Basques strives to provide the highest quality services at a minimal cost to residents. Roads, water, sewer, recreation, solid waste, and infrastructure development are just some of the responsibilities that rest with the Town.

These services are administered by highly skilled and experienced public servants that work tirelessly for the community. If you have questions or concerns, feel free to contact us at (709) 695-2214.

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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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