Canada Newfoundland and Labrador

Red Bay

A coastal settlement in Canada, known for its historical significance in whaling industry and archeological findings related to Basque whalers.

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Red Bay, a small coastal town in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, is home to one of North America's most well-preserved 16th-century whaling stations. This site, which was designated a World Heritage Site in 2013, has provided archeologists with a wealth of knowledge about the Basque whalers who once occupied the area. Visitors to Red Bay can explore the remains of the station and learn about the history of whaling in North America.

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  • World Heritage Sites in North America

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    Sprawling natural parks with unique wildlife, ancient and mysterious temples, world-renown monuments, and more- the continent of North America is one with a deep history to be uncovered. Explore some of humankind's most famous mysteries and witness nature's magnificence at these UNESCO designated world heritage sites across the massive continent.