USE­FUL TRIVIA

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> New­found­land has its own time zone, 30 min­utes ahead of East­ern Stan­dard Time.

> A prov­ince of France (St. Pierre & Miquelon) sits just nine miles off the New­found­land coast.

> There are no deer on New­found­land, only moose and cari­bou.

> Ice­berg melt­wa­ter is used to make beer and vodka.

> The Labrador re­triever and the New­found­land dog are both named af­ter the prov­ince.

> A Vik­ing set­tle­ment (1000 AD) was found on the North­ern Penin­sula at L’Anse aux Mead­ows.

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