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Place Names of the Avalon Peninsula

E. R. Seary

Place Names of the Avalon Peninsula

by E. R. Seary

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Published by University of Toronto Press .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL11208164M
ISBN 100802079903
ISBN 109780802079909

  Newfoundland: The Avalon Peninsula in Summer When one thinks of the worlds great birding destinations Newfoundland doesn't always come to mind, however, I'd argue that it should. Situated literally on the edge of the earth, Newfoundland is deemed one of the four corners of the world by The Flat Earth Society and it's easy to see why. G.M. Story and W. Kirwin in the writing of the publication The Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland: an ethnolinguistic study. Professor Seary is ranked highly among those scholars who have moved toponymy to the status of a vigorous linguistic discipline. His work on the Avalon Peninsula involved the meticulous examination of place names as.

Base yourself at The Convent Guesthouse, a tastefully repurposed Irish Convent located on the Edge of the Avalon Peninsula, mid-way around the picturesque Irish Loop, in the historic town of Trepassey,. and fall in love with the heart of Irish Newfoundland. From The Convent´s privileged location, you are minutes by car from all area highlights including the Mistaken Point UNESCO World. In he co-authored an ethno-linguistic study of the Avalon Peninsula with G. M. Story and W. J. Kirwin. In he published his book Place Names of the Avalon Peninsula of the Island of Newfoundland and in he published another popular and important book Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland.

Seary, E.R. "Place Names of the Avalon Peninsula of the Island of Newfoundland". Toronto: U Toronto P for MUN. SMALLWOOD, J.R. "Newfoundland Hand Book". Gazetteer. St. John' division: Division 1. The Avalon Peninsula is the Eastern most part of the Island of Newfoundland. The Abvalon is home to almost 50% of the provincial population, so there are many acivities and events to attend.


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R: Books - 5/5(1). Place Names of the Avalon Peninsula of the Island of Newfoundland|This book looks at history through a broad, systematic study of the place names of one of the This book looks at history through a broad, systematic study of the place names of one of the first European settlements in North America.

This book looks at history through a broad, systematic study of the place names of one of the first European settlements in North America. It is rich in quotations from old literature, and it delves into the origins of such evocative names as Butter Pot, Burst Heart Hill, and Mistaken Point.

Read More. The earliest place names on the AVALON PENINSULA recorded in an English form by voyagers to Newfoundland, the Haven of St John (Rut ),¹ St Johns and Cape Race (Parkhurst ),² and B of Conception, C St Francis and Placentia (Hayes ),³ are all translations of previous impositions by the Portuguese, the Spanish and the French.⁴ The first original English name, unique in a.

E-mail Message: I thought you might be interested in this item at Title: Place names of the Avalon Peninsula of the island of Newfoundland Author: E R Seary Publisher: [Toronto] Published for Memorial University of Newfoundland. The Avalon Region is a peninsula which includes Canada's most easterly point at Cape Spear, and Newfoundland & Labrador's capital city of St.

John's. Highlights of the Avalon peninsula include natural scenery as well as historic sites. The Avalon Peninsula is the oldest region to be settled. The Avalon stems from Chance Cove, located on the Western Isthmus to the shoreline town of Trepassey in the South.

Its home to bustling urban centres like St. John's, a city full people who create and recreate traditions this. Place Names of the Avalon Peninsula of the Island of Newfoundland E.R. Seary (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, ) Having laid the foundation of Newfoundland toponymy in his early publications, Seary turned to a similar study of the oldest settled area of the country, the Avalon Peninsula.

Place names of the Avalon Peninsula of the island of Newfoundland. [Toronto] Published for Memorial University of Newfoundland, by University of Toronto Press [] (DLC) Place Names of the Avalon Peninsula of the Island of Newfoundland by E. Seary (, Hardcover) Be the first to write a review About this product New (other): lowest price.

Originally published inFamily Names of the Island of Newfoundland is a unique reference work, giving Newfoundlanders, both in the province and away, a fascinating look at their roots.

This edition incorporates a number of additions and corrections and has been completely reset in a sturdier and more convenient format.5/5(4). Avalon Peninsula, peninsula in southeastern Newfoundland, Canada; it is joined to the main part of the island by a 4-mi- (6-km-) wide isthmus between Placentia and Trinity bays and extends for about mi with a maximum width of 60 high point is about 1, ft ( m) on the Atlantic coast south of St.

John’s, and it is deeply indented by Conception Bay (north) and St. Mary’s Bay. Avalon Peninsula. likes 1 talking about this were here. The Avalon Peninsula is a large peninsula (9, km²) that makes up the southeast /5().

E.R. Seary () was professor and head of the English department at Memorial University, His other publications include The Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland: An Ethno-Linguistic Study, with G.M. Story and W.J. Kirwin, and Place Names of the Avalon Peninsula 5/5(4). The Avalon Peninsula is not only scenically stunning, it's also a place full of natural wonders: icebergs drifting along the coasts, whales frolicking, migratory seabirds nesting on cliffs, and caribou roaming.

E.R. Seary () was professor and head of the English department at Memorial University, His other publications include The Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland: An Ethno-Linguistic Study, with G.M.

Story and W.J. Kirwin, and Place Names of the Avalon Peninsula. SEARY, E. R., Place Names of the Avalon Peninsula of the Island of Newfoundland. University of Toronto Press, Toronto-Buffalo, xi p. $Author: Lucien Campeau. In an area flourishing with convenience and possibility Avalon Towers on the Peninsula offers newly renovated one- two- and three-bedroom apartments in Mountain View.

Imagine entertaining in modern kitchens with quartz countertops, tile backsplash, hard surface flooring, and stainless steel appliances. The name Avalon is a girl's name of Celtic origin meaning "island of apples".

Avalon, an island paradise of Celtic myth and Arthurian legend--it was where King Arthur was taken to recover from his wounds-- and also the colorful capital of the California island of Catalina-- makes a heavenly first name.Avalonia was a microcontinent in the Paleozoic l fragments of this former microcontinent underlie south-west Great Britain, southern Ireland, and the eastern coast of North is the source of many of the older rocks of Western Europe, Atlantic Canada, and parts of the coastal United ia is named for the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland.This book tells the story of the women who influence King Arthur and those around him, and it’s centered around Morgaine, the priestess of Avalon and King Arthur’s half sister.

Igraine- Morgaine and Arthur’s mother- marries Uther Pendagron, who is the future high king of .