Rock Formations Newfoundland

Rock Formations Newfoundland Labrador

Newfoundland Labrador have many rock formations on the coastline and inland.

Wikipedia definition of rock formation.

A rock formation is an isolated, scenic, or spectacular surface rock outcrop. Rock formations are usually the result of weathering and erosion sculpting the existing rock.

Shag Rock , Whiteway, Trinity Bay

Throughout the world, there are many rock formations, called shag rock. Apparently, the name comes from a bird, called the shag, which is a species of the cormorant.  Those birds roost on those rock formations. Is this why this rock formation is called shag rock?

Link to photo of shag (the bird). click here

         Video of Shag Rock

One of our grandson’s and I with Shag Rock in the background



Islington Island..apparently wild snap peas grow there


Shag Rock, Cavendish


The Train Hearts Delight



Dildo Island

Dildo Island is an island in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. It is the largest of three islands located at the entrance to Dildo Arm in the bottom of Trinity Bay, off the coast of the neighboring town of Dildo. As of 2016, Dildo was home to approximately 1,200 people.Wikipedia Link for more information.

Please feel free to e mail a clearer photo to It was hazy the day I took this photo. Photo credit to be given,


    Shag Rock
More Rock formations Newfoundland

Fortune Head Ecological Reserve

Gros Morne National Park. The Tablelands

Mistaken Point, Newfoundland

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