Green Point Beach

Starfish Rating of 3.5

Claim to Fame

Awarded the geologically significant designation “Global Stratotype Section and Point” in 2000.

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image courtesy of Sue Hutchins
  • Where is it?on the Gulf of St. Lawrence (Atlantic Ocean), on the west coast of Newfoundland, 7.5 miles (12 kilometers) north of Rocky Harbour within Gros Morne National Park
  • Coordinates: latitude» 49.6821°
    longitude» -57.9635°
  • Water Type: saltwater
  • Climate: maritime
  • Development: rural or natural area; minor development nearby
  • Length of Beach:
  • Type: darker beige sand; small pebbles at the shoreline
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An integral element in a range of 500-million-year-old coastal terraces and cliffs, Green Point Beach is a study in contrasts. It’s a small fishing

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