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Dorset Soapstone Quarry Newfoundland Labrador

The unique soapstone carvings at the oldest mine on the Baie Verte Peninsula in Newfoundland Labrador, known as the Dorset Soapstone Quarry.

The soapstone carvings at the Dorset Soapstone Quarry in Fleur de Lys in Newfoundland Labrador give visitors to the area a fine example of how the early Native people mined soapstone. From the soapstone, they made cooking pots and oil lamps and when visiting today you will see what an treasure this place is in the archaeological world.

Soapstone carvings at the Dorset Indian archeological site, Dorset Soapstone Quarry Site in the town of Fleur de Lys, Dorset Trail, Highway 410, Baie Verte Peninsula, Newfoundland, Newfoundland Labrador, Canada.

Dorset Soapstone Quarry Newfoundland Labrador
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Picture of the soapstone carvings that make up the Dorset Soapstone Quarry in the town of Fleur de Lys in Newfoundland Labrador.
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