Basque Whaling in Labrador in the 16th Century

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National Historic Sites, Parks Service, Environment Canada, Jan 1, 1993 - Baleines - Chasse - Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador - Histoire - 16e siècle - 108 pages
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This report describes the Basques in Labrador in the 16th century; the methods and technology of the whale hunt; and the importance of whaling in the Basque economy, including shipbuilding, outfitting of the ships, insurance, and markets for whale products.

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Introduction
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The Basques in Labrador in the 16th Century
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Methods and Technology of the Whale Hunt
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