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Lake Gander, Newfoundland, Canada 08

Lake Gander, Newfoundland, Canada 08

Description : Gander Lake is located in Newfoundland, Canada. Next to the town of Gander. The lake is 35 miles long. Attempts to find its maximum depth have been unsuccessful.

Gander was chosen for the construction of an airbase in 1935 due to its location close to the northeast tip of the American continent. In 1936 construction of the base began and the town started to develop. During the Second World War as many as 10,000 people were settled around the airbase.

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