The Burin Peninsula of Canada is nothing short of a treat to travelers and tourists. People who are especially in their cars and prefer driving to any other transportation are guaranteed a drive devoid of boredom. This is because the exterior or the scenic beauty of the surrounding area is constantly changing leaving one, awe- struck from time to time. The Golden Sands and not to mention the Lake just outside the Marystown is itself a breathtaking view.
The Golden Sand lake is composed of rivers of Salmon whose dimensions expanse to about four miles in diameter where the depth amounts to about three feet which then finally tapers to about two hundred feet. Water hiking is the much-liked sport since the bed of the lake which is sandy in nature supports this sort of activity. And this is exactly the reason that the place is brimming with people at all times.
As one drives pass the ‘loop’ around Berlin. There lies a small town by the name of St. Lawrence which is known to have produced the best of the soccer players among Canadians. There are ample of fluorspar reserves in this town of St. Lawrence which in due regard has led this place to the hikes of prosperity and growth. But this progress has also augmented the cases in cancers and other respiratory diseases where the large deposits of radon gas are to be blamed in mines. Since natural resources are the main source of affluence in this region, a museum has also been set up to give an insight of the life of a miner.
This region of burin is famous from a number of prospects. It is said that the year 1942 was a significant year in the Naval records of US. A slayer by the name of Truxton together with her ship was travelling in the night amidst a heavy snowfall. The crew detected a slight beam or light from a distance. The source of that light was a mine. These miners were later reported to have rescued the dead personnel from freezing to death. As a record around 185 pupil were rescued while around 200 could not be saved from the oil and ice of the shore.
There is also a point in Burin by the name of Point May from where one is able to locate France which happens to be about 1800 miles away. From there one can really watch holdings by France in North America in addition to the islands Miquelon and St. Pierre. This is all easily visible from the outskirts of the shore which itself can be reached via a ferry boat.
Lastly, there is a place by the name of Fortune which really is a fortune to the nature lovers out there. Being a great reserve of ecology it can only be reached by some of the dangerous pathways guiding the rocks from the cliff and slate which belongs to the fossils which themselves date back to 600 million years. A fossil dinosaur is also reputed to be residing there in addition to some worms which have made it their permanent abode.