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Main River, NL: Great Canadian Rivers, Season 2

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This title is a part of the series Great Canadian Rivers, Season 2

Catalogue Number:  GEGCR21
Producer:  Good Earth Productions
Producing Agencies:  Good Earth Productions
Subject:  Canadian Geography, Environmental Studies, Nature, Science
Language:  English
Grade Level:  6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2002
Running Time:  23:00

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The Main River is home to one of the only known old-growth boreal forests in the world, and is one of the last wild areas in the province. The River hosts a rare population of Atlantic salmon, and is famed for its fly fishing. In its relatively short journey of only 57 kilometres, the Main passes through a variety of geography that is comparable to much longer rivers in other regions of Canada. It begins in the heart of the Long Range Mountains, courses through tundra-like barrens, forests, canyons and grasslands, then empties into the North Atlantic at the community of Sop's Arm. The Main is one of Newfoundland's great recreational resources.

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