Labrador

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Labrador is a geographic and cultural region within the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.wikipedia
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Nunatsiavut

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The aboriginal peoples of Labrador include the Northern Inuit of Nunatsiavut, the Southern Inuit-Métis of Nunatukavut (NunatuKavut), and the Innu.
The settlement area includes territory in Labrador extending to the Quebec border.

Inuit

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The aboriginal peoples of Labrador include the Northern Inuit of Nunatsiavut, the Southern Inuit-Métis of Nunatukavut (NunatuKavut), and the Innu.
Inuit live throughout most of Northern Canada in the territory of Nunavut, Nunavik in the northern third of Quebec, Nunatsiavut and NunatuKavut in Labrador, and in various parts of the Northwest Territories, particularly around the Arctic Ocean, in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region.

Quebec

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It is bordered to the west and the south by the Canadian province of Quebec.
Quebec officially disputes this boundary.

Labrador Peninsula

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Labrador occupies most of the eastern part of the Labrador Peninsula.
The peninsula includes the region of Labrador, which is part of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the regions of Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean, Côte-Nord, and Nord-du-Québec, which are in the province of Quebec.

Killiniq Island

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Labrador also shares a small land border with the Canadian territory of Nunavut on Killiniq Island.
Located at the extreme northern tip of Labrador between Ungava Bay and the Labrador Sea, it is notable in that it contains the only land border between Nunavut territory and the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Lower Churchill Project

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The Lower Churchill Project will develop the remaining potential of the river and supply it to provincial consumers.
The Lower Churchill Project is an ongoing hydroelectric project in Labrador, Canada, to develop the remaining 35 per cent of the Churchill River that was not developed by the Churchill Falls Generating Station.

Subarctic climate

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Northern Labrador's climate is classified as polar, while Southern Labrador's climate is classified as subarctic.
Labrador, in eastern Canada, is similarly wet throughout the year due to the semi-permanent Icelandic Low and can receive up to 1300 mm of rainfall equivalent per year, creating a snow cover of up to 1.5 m that does not melt until June.

Central Labrador

Central Labrador extends from the shores of Lake Melville into the interior.
Central Labrador is the most populous region of Labrador, Canada, that extends from the shores of Lake Melville into the interior.

Lake Melville

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Central Labrador extends from the shores of Lake Melville into the interior.
Lake Melville is not a lake proper but a saltwater tidal extension of Hamilton Inlet (itself an extension of Groswater Bay) on the Labrador coast of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Strait of Belle Isle

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It is separated from the island of Newfoundland by the Strait of Belle Isle.
The name is derived from Belle Isle (Beautiful Island), located at the extreme eastern end of the strait and roughly equidistant between Table Head, Labrador, and Cape Bauld, Newfoundland.

Canadian Shield

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Labrador has a roughly triangular shape that encompasses the easternmost section of the Canadian Shield, a sweeping geographical region of thin soil and abundant mineral resources.
It covers much of Greenland, Labrador, most of Quebec north of the St. Lawrence River, much of Ontario including northern sections of the Ontario Peninsula, the Adirondack Mountains of New York, the northernmost part of Lower Michigan and all of Upper Michigan, northern Wisconsin, northeastern Minnesota, the central/northern portions of Manitoba away from Hudson Bay, northern Saskatchewan, a small portion of northeastern Alberta, and the mainland northern Canadian territories to the east of a line extended north from the Saskatchewan/Alberta border (Northwest Territories and Nunavut).

Labrador City

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Western Labrador is also home to the Iron Ore Company of Canada, which operates a large iron ore mine in Labrador City.
Labrador City is a town in western Labrador (part of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador), near the Quebec border with a population of 7,220 as of 2016.

Torngat Mountains

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From Cape Chidley to Hamilton Inlet, the long, thin, northern tip of Labrador holds the Torngat Mountains, named after an Inuit spirit believed to inhabit them.
About 56% of the range is located in Quebec, 44% is in Labrador, and the remainder, less than 1%, is located on Killiniq Island in Nunavut.

Wabush

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Together with the small community of Wabush, the two towns are known as "Labrador West".
Wabush is a small town in the western tip of Labrador, bordering Quebec, known for transportation and iron ore operations.

Nain, Newfoundland and Labrador

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The largest community in this region is Nain.
It is also the oldest continuously-inhabited community in Labrador after North West River.

Hydro-Québec

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Most of the supply is bought by Hydro-Québec under a long-term contract.

Mount Caubvick

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The Torngat Mountain range is also home to Mount Caubvick, the highest point in the province.
Mount Caubvick (known as Mont D'Iberville in Quebec) is a mountain located in Canada on the border between Labrador and Quebec in the Selamiut Range of the Torngat Mountains.

Ode to Labrador

Labrador has its own anthem, the Ode to Labrador.
Ode to Labrador is the regional anthem of Labrador.

NunatuKavut

Labrador Métis Nation
The aboriginal peoples of Labrador include the Northern Inuit of Nunatsiavut, the Southern Inuit-Métis of Nunatukavut (NunatuKavut), and the Innu. From Hamilton Inlet to Cape St. Charles/St. Lewis, NunatuKavut is the territory of the NunatuKavummiut or Central-Southern Labrador Inuit (formerly known as the Labrador Métis).
NunatuKavut is an unrecognized Inuit territory in Labrador.

St. Lewis, Newfoundland and Labrador

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From Hamilton Inlet to Cape St. Charles/St. Lewis, NunatuKavut is the territory of the NunatuKavummiut or Central-Southern Labrador Inuit (formerly known as the Labrador Métis).
St. Lewis is a small fishing community on the coast of Labrador in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

Smallwood Reservoir

After the construction of the hydroelectric dam at Churchill Falls in 1970, the Smallwood Reservoir has flooded much of the old hunting land—submerging several grave sites and trapping cabins in the process.
The Smallwood Reservoir is the reservoir created for the Churchill Falls Generating Station in the western part of Labrador, Canada.

Red Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Red Bay is known as one of the best examples of a preserved 16th-century Basque whaling station.
Red Bay is a fishing village in Labrador, notable as one of the most precious underwater archaeological sites in the Americas.

Cartwright, Newfoundland and Labrador

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It includes portions of Central and Western Labrador, but more NunatuKavummiut reside in its South Coast portion: it is peppered with tiny Inuit fishing communities, of which Cartwright is the largest.
Cartwright is a community located on the eastern side of the entrance to Sandwich Bay, along the southern coast of Labrador in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

Cape Chidley

The mountains stretch along the coast from Port Manvers to Cape Chidley, the northernmost point of Labrador.
It forms the northernmost point of Labrador.

Hamilton Inlet

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From Hamilton Inlet to Cape St. Charles/St. Lewis, NunatuKavut is the territory of the NunatuKavummiut or Central-Southern Labrador Inuit (formerly known as the Labrador Métis).
Hamilton Inlet is a fjord-like inlet of Groswater Bay on the Labrador coast of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.