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Fishing for cod, ca. 1905

Fishing for cod, ca. 1905
The Canadian government imposed a moratorium on the Northern cod fishery on 2 July 1992. The closure ended almost 500 years of fishing activity in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Photographer unknown. Reproduced by the permission of the Maritime History Archive (PF-315-057), Memorial University, St. John's, NL.

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