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Site of Goose Bay Airfield
Site of Goose Bay Airfield, ca. 1942
The Royal Canadian Air Force built an airfield on this plateau in Labrador’s Northwest River-Goose Bay region during the Second World War. The area’s level sandy surface, coupled with its almost fog-free weather made it an ideal site.

Photographer unknown. From: Carr, W.C. Checkmate of the North. Toronto: The MacMillan Company of Canada Limited, 1944.
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