"L'anse-au-Loup/Capstan Island/West St-Modeste" L'Anse au Loup by gbh
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Biggest town in the Labrador's Straits of belle Isle region!
If you want to shop in Labrador i guess this is where you will find all the necessities as well as the school , hockey arena, car dealers, fish plant,,,,etc..
A capstan is a sturdy wooden post and handle, mounted in a stabilizing frame, used to wind-in a rope or cable.
Around 1851 residents began sealing in this area. A large capstan was placed on the small island just offshore from today's community, and a seal net attached to it. When harp seals migrated along the shore in spring the net "box" trapped them.
Schooner Cove Trail travels through several different microzones of the Labrador coast providing excellent opportunities... more travel advice
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