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Study Tour

giant iceberg passes little harbor

The course concluded with a study tour to Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada (June 6 -14) to learn about the glacial geology shaped by melting ice sheets at the end of last ice age, to hike in Gros Morne National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) to learn about The Tableland, one of the only areas on earth where the mantle is exposed, to visit the only verified North American Viking settlement, to visit and explore a 15th century Basque Whaling site at Red Bay, Labrador, and see icebergs first-hand.

 

Caption for the above image: _A giant iceberg passes Little Harbour in Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador.

history living history reconstrutcion
Historic living history reconstruction based on the excavations at L'Anse aux Meadows, a Norse settlement in Newfoundland.