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Killick Island, Botwood, Newfoundland
Canada

During the Second World War, Botwood was an important military base.  As part of construction on the airbase, a causeway was constructed to Killick Island.  Ammunition bunkers were dug out from below where you are 'standing'.

Towards town (approximately South), you can see the restored PBY Catalina flying boat.  Also located on 'The Base' (as it's usually called locally), is the Botwood Heritage Centre and the Flying Boat Museum.

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Uploaded: 04/05/2010
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