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Fogo Island

Fogo Island (fōˈgō) [key], c.100 sq mi (260 sq km), at the entrance to Notre Dame Bay, NE Newfoundland, N.L., Canada. It rises to 382 ft (116 m). The town of Fogo (1991 pop. 1,030) is a fishing port with fish canneries and fox and mink farms.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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